Front and rear images of a cancerous prostate and a noncancerous central gland.
Atlas-based population analysis revealed differences in the shape the prostate and the central gland, between normal and malignant prostates. Prostate cancer seems to induce significant changes in the shape of the prostate apex, while benign prostatic hypertrophy appears to drive the differences observed on the posterior side of the central gland for patients without cancer

Med’s Daniel Spratt comments on new study about prostate cancer in Black men

Racial divide in prostate cancer is driven more by inadequate care than genetics
Everyday HealthDaniel Spratt, professor at the School of Medicine, commented on a new study that highlighted disparities in health-related outcomes for Black men. “People for centuries have associated countless observations to African-Americans and assumed they were driven by their genetic code, when in reality it appears that most of the differences observed in health outcomes are driven by structural racism and massive disparities in social determinants of health,” he said.