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Is active surveillance a “PSA prison” for Black men?

Should Black men ever be candidates for active surveillance? “If Black men have more aggressive cancer, then why would you treat them less aggressively? If they’re not like white men, why would you treat them like whites?” asks Willie Underwood (above), a urologist in Buffalo, New York, who opted for a radical prostatectomy to treat his prostate cancer. 

See “Black Men, ‘PSA Prison,’ and the Tuskegee Legacy” by Howard Wolinsky on the MedPage Today website (February 21, 2021)

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