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The relationship between Black men with prostate cancer and their health-care providers


Prostate cancer disproportionately affects Black men; the reason for this phenomenon is unclear. The role of the health-care provider is important in screening for prostate cancer, advising on treatment and ensuring completeness of therapy. Cultural competency is necessary in health-care providers as, for most men in Europe, Australasia and the USA, the ethnicity and/or race of the urologist will be discordant with that of the patient.

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Chinegwundoh, F.I. The relationship between Black men with prostate cancer and their health-care providers. Nat Rev Urol 18, 701–702 (2021).

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