Prostate Cancer Screenings Can Fail to Detect Early Disease in African-Americans

Prostate Cancer Screenings Can Fail to Detect Early Disease in African-Americans
A new study in the Journal of Urology reveals that African-American men have an antigen profile that differs from Caucasians, and the current prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening may exclude men in this racial group who should be included in prostate cancer surveillance programs. For early stage low-grade prostate disease, surveillance of disease progression — so-called watchful waiting —

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