Active Surveillance Safe for Black Men With Low-risk Diagnosis, Study Finds

Active Surveillance Safe for Black Men With Low-risk Diagnosis, Study Finds

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Active Surveillance Safe for Black Men With Low-risk Diagnosis, Study Finds

Offering Black men active surveillance to manage low-risk prostate cancer is safe and does not increase the risk of disease spreading or death more than it does for white men, a study has found. However, Black men on active surveillance are more likely to progress and require definitive treatment, researchers said, and further investigation is  needed to assess the long-term survival outcomes in these patients. The study, “Association Between African American Race and Clinical Outcomes in…

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