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African-American Men Face Delays in Prostate Cancer Treatment

Black men on Medicare diagnosed with prostate cancer wait seven days longer to receive treatment than their white counterparts, says a new study. Researchers from the University of North Carolina found that men with more aggressive forms of cancer wait even longer — nine days on average, writes HealthDay News. Black men are 2.4 times more likely than white men to die of prostate cancer. 

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