Prostate cancer: Socioeconomic status and disparities in treatment patterns

David I. Chu, Stephen J. Freedland

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10 Scopus citations


Disparities in prostate cancer treatment patterns have been traced to differences in socioeconomic status. These results have implications for quality of care imparted by health-care providers. Until randomized clinical trials establish standards of care, physicians must be wary of unconscious bias and strive to support, not dictate, the decision-making process.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)480-481
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Urology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology
  • General Medicine


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