Family and friend interactions among African-American men deciding whether or not to have a prostate cancer screening

Urol Nurs. May-Jun 2010;30(3):189-93, 166.


Prostate cancer disproportionately affects African-American men. Family, friends, and trust in health care providers are factors that influence the decision making of African-American men when determining whether or not to get a prostate cancer screening done.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • African Americans / psychology*
  • Aged
  • Decision Making
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mass Screening / psychology*
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care / ethnology*
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care / psychology
  • Prostatic Neoplasms / prevention & control*
  • Qualitative Research
  • Rural Population
  • Social Support*
  • Virginia