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Shedding light on prostate cancer

Wallace, Meredith APRN, PhD; Bailey, Donald E. Jr. RN, PhD; Brion, John RN, PhD, CHES

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000361301.26520.72

The United States has the highest worldwide incidence of prostate cancer, with rates rising with increasing age. As the aging population continues to grow, so will the number of prostate cancer cases.

Meredith Wallace is an associate professor at the School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Donald E. Bailey Jr. is an associate professor and John Brion is an assistant clinical professor at the School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, N.C.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationship related to this article.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.