Black men in California were much more likely to have high PSA scores of 20 or more at the time of their diagnosis than White men in the state. Researchers led by David J. Press (above) reviewed the cases of more than 170,000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in California. Black men who came from low-socioeconomic status neighborhoods and who were unmarried were especially likely to have high PSA scores.
See the full text of the scientific paper “Contributions of social factors to disparities in prostate cancer risk profiles among Black men and Non-Hispanic White men with prostate cancer in California” by David J. Press et al.