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Regional- and Distant-Stage Prostate Cancer Incidence Continues to Increase

A study published in the Journal of National Cancer Institute (JNCI) found that regional- and distant-stage prostate cancer incidence continues to increase in US men aged ≥50 years. 

Additionally, the study identified a substantial decline in racial disparity in the incidence of distant-stage disease, largely confined to men aged 50 to 74 years, which coincided with the steeper increase in distant-stage incident in non-Hispanic white men. Nevertheless though, incidence rates in non-Hispanic black men still remain 2 to 3 times as high as in non-Hispanic white men.

“The persistently increasing regional- and distant-stage prostate cancer incidence during the past 5 years has public health implications given the substantial morbidity and premature mortality associated with it and the recent stabilization of prostate cancer death rates after a steady decline since the early 1990s,”…

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