Aim 1: Compare mortality rates between African-Americans and Caucasians with newly diagnosed prostate cancer in Los Angeles County after controlling for age, SES, marital status, stage, grade, insurance, and treatment modality.
Aim 2: Compare the mortality rates for prostate cancer between NCI designated comprehensive cancer centers and other treatment facilities in Los Angeles County.
Aim 3: Compare the mortality rates by race for patients with prostate cancer receiving care within NCI cancer centers
Aim 4: Describe the proportion of African-Americans and Caucasians seeking treatment for newly diagnosed prostate cancer at NCI designated cancer centers and other treatment facilities, and understand the role of  socioeconomic and insurance status in accessing care at the NCI-designated cancer centers versus other treatment facilities