Nurses Can Help Mitigate Prostate Cancer Disparities


Disparities exist across many cancer types, but they are particularly prevalent in patients with prostate cancer, explained Maggie A. Smith, DNP, MSN/Ed, RN, OCN, field medical director in GU Oncology at Pfizer, and Oncology Nursing News contributor.

African American men have some of the highest incidences and mortality rates from prostate cancer. To address this, oncology nurses can push for more inclusion in clinical trials, and educate their African American patients on the disease and prevention.

Related Videos
Patrick Buxton, RN, BSN
Cheryl VerStrate on the Pitfalls of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests
Elizabeth Aronson
MPN-Associated Anemia: What Nurses Should Look Out For
Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment
Charina Toste
Lindsey Lyle
Related Content
© 2023 MJH Life Sciences

All rights reserved.