Associations of obesity with prostate cancer risk differ between u.s. African-american and non-Hispanic white men: results from the selenium and vitamin e cancer prevention trial.

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Journal Article


Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Volume 24, Issue 4, p.765 (2015)


African-American (AA) men have the highest rates of prostate cancer incidence and mortality in the US. Understanding underlying reasons for this disparity could identify preventive interventions important to AA men.