- Polymorphisms in CYP17 and CYP3A4 and prostate cancer in men of African descent
North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, New York 11030, USA
Prostate 73:668-76. 2013
- Multi-institutional prostate cancer study of genetic susceptibility in populations of African descent
Institute of Translational Epidemiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Carcinogenesis 32:1361-5. 2011
..Gene-environment interaction between smoking and GSTM1 may be involved in the etiology of prostate cancer in populations of African descent...
- Determinants of head and neck cancer survival by race
CAMILLE C RAGIN
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Head Neck 33:1092-8. 2011
..Several factors contribute to the documented racial disparity in head and neck cancer, among which are socioeconomic status, access to care, and biologic factors...
- Factors influencing endometrial cancer mortality: the Western Pennsylvania Registry
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave, Suite 4 C, Room 466, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Future Oncol 4:857-65. 2008
..The purpose of this study was to analyze factors associated with endometrial cancer mortality in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Magee Cancer Registry (PA, USA)...
- Geographic and outcome variation among black men diagnosed with prostate cancer
Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Infect Agent Cancer 6:S2. 2011
..However, it is not clear whether differences in mortality could be attributed to differences in treatment...
- Clinical characteristics and presentation of lung cancer according to race and place of birth
State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Future Oncol 6:1353-61. 2010
..The differences in lung cancer survival could be related to access to care, environmental factors and the biology of the disease. Including place of birth in cancer outcome studies could help understanding the origin of health disparity...
- Review of studies on metabolic genes and cancer in populations of African descent
CAMILLE C RAGIN
Department of Epidemiology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY 11203, USA
Genet Med 12:12-8. 2010
..Because incidence and mortality rates for these cancers rank highest among populations of African descent, concentrated research in these areas are warranted...
- Long-term survival in video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy vs open lobectomy in lung-cancer patients: a meta-analysis
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:591-7. 2013
..6; P-value: 0.001; I(2) = 55.7%). There was no evidence of publication bias. Compared with open lobectomy, VATS lobectomy appears to have improved long-term outcomes. ..