• Medicaid not reducing racial disparity in PCa outcomes

    2 days ago - By Modern Medicine

    African-American men were more likely to present with metastases, less likely to receive definitive therapy, and had increased prostate cancer -specific mortality compared with non-African-American men regardless of whether they were privately insured or insured through Medicaid, a study presented at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in Orlando, FL found.
    Mr. Mahal“Given that disparities for prostate cancer still exist among the heterogeneous privately insured cohort, closing the gap in outcomes may likely be achieved by giving equal access to high-quality health insurance,” said...
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