Volume 6 Supplement 2

Proceedings of the First Biennial Conference on Science of Global Prostate Cancer Disparities in Black Men

Proceedings

Edited by Folakemi T Odedina, Vickie L Shavers, Richard Segal and Shannon Pressey

The Science of Global Prostate Cancer Disparities in Black Men. Go to conference site.

Jacksonville, FL, USA

27-29 August 2010

  1. Proceedings

    Detecting gene-gene interactions in prostate disease in African American men

    The most common male malignancy in the United States is prostate cancer; however its rate of occurrence varies significantly among ethnic groups. In a previous cDNA microarray study on CaP tumors from African ...

    R Renee Reams, Krishna Rani Kalari, Honghe Wang, Folakemi T Odedina, Karam FA Soliman and Clayton Yates

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S1

    Published on: 23 September 2011

  2. Proceedings

    Geographic and outcome variation among black men diagnosed with prostate cancer

    Prostate cancer is the sixth leading cause of death from cancer among men worldwide. We have previously reported that prostate cancer survival rates for Caribbean-born males in the US was similar to survival r...

    Camille Ragin, Batsirai Mutetwa, Alison Attong-Rogers, Veronica Roach and Emanuela Taioli

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S2

    Published on: 23 September 2011

  3. Proceedings

    Bridging the urological divide

    The advanced disease clinical presentations, higher morbidity and mortality rates and lack of available treatment options in prostate cancer care, attest to disparities in the delivery and outcomes of urologic...

    Robin Roberts

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S4

    Published on: 23 September 2011

  4. Proceedings

    Prostate cancer outcome in Burkina Faso

    African-American black men race is one of non-modifiable risk factors confirmed for prostate cancer. Many studies have been done in USA among African- American population to evaluate prostate cancer disparitie...

    Fasnéwindé A Kabore, Barnabé Zango, Adama Sanou, Clotaire Yameogo and Brahima Kirakoya

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S6

    Published on: 23 September 2011

  5. Proceedings

    Bone mineral density in Jamaican men on androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer

    Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has been reported to reduce the bone mineral density (BMD) in men with prostate cancer (CaP). However, Afro-Caribbeans are under-represented in most studies. The aim was to d...

    Belinda F Morrison, Ingrid E Burrowes, William D Aiken, Richard G Mayhew, Horace M Fletcher and Marvin E Reid

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S7

    Published on: 23 September 2011

  6. Proceedings

    Review of prostate cancer research in Nigeria

    Prostate cancer (CaP) disparities in the black man calls for concerted research efforts. This review explores the trend and focus of CaP research activities in Nigeria, one of the ancestral nations for black m...

    Titilola O Akinremi, Chidiebere N Ogo and Ayodeji O Olutunde

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S8

    Published on: 23 September 2011

  7. Proceedings

    Nigerian foodstuffs with prostate cancer chemopreventive polyphenols

    Dietary polyphenols are antioxidants that can scavenge biological free radicals, and chemoprevent diseases with biological oxidation as their main etiological factor. In this paper, we review our laboratory da...

    Sunday Eneojo Atawodi

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S9

    Published on: 23 September 2011

  8. Proceedings

    Prostate cancer health and cultural beliefs of black men: The Florida Prostate Cancer Disparity Project

    Since behavioral factors are significant determinants of population health, addressing prostate cancer (CaP)-related health beliefs and cultural beliefs are key weapons to fight this deadly disease. This study...

    Folakemi T Odedina, Getachew Dagne, Shannon Pressey, Oladapo Odedina, Frank Emanuel, John Scrivens, R Renee Reams, Angela Adams and Margareth LaRose-Pierre

    Infectious Agents and Cancer 2011 6(Suppl 2):S10

    Published on: 23 September 2011