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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Prostate

DCEG researchers conduct studies on prostate cancer, a cancer that usually occurs in older men. Selected studies include:

  • Ghana Prostate Study

    A study designed to assess the burden of prostate cancer in Ghana in order to evaluate how the impact of prostate cancer among West Africans compares to that among African-Americans

  • Prostate Tissue Study

    A study to investigate to what extent blood (circulating) concentrations of sex hormones represent concentrations within the prostate

  • Prostate, Lung, Colon, and Ovary Prospective Study

    A large cohort study of etiologic determinants of cancer carried out within an NCI trial for the evaluation of screening procedures for the early detection of prostate, lung, colon, and ovarian cancer (the PLCO Trial) at 10 U.S. screening centers