Fast Five Quiz: Advanced and Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Daniel S. Schwartz, MD, MBA


December 30, 2019

Figure 1. Metastatic prostate cancer, 3D CT scan

Prostate cancer tends to be more aggressive and progressive in black men, which leads to advanced disease and an increased risk of death. Black men also tend to have a higher grade of prostate cancer at diagnosis.

Internationally, the incidence of prostate cancer varies by more than 50-fold, with the highest rates in North America, Australia, and northern and central Europe and the lowest rates in southeastern and south-central Asia and northern Africa.

Learn more about the epidemiology of advanced and metastatic prostate cancer.


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