Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Aaronson, Odisho, Carroll, Dudley, and Cooperberg. Acquisition of data: Aaronson and Cress. Analysis and interpretation of data: Aaronson, Odisho, Hills, Carroll, Dudley, and Cooperberg. Drafting of the manuscript: Aaronson, Hills, and Dudley. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Odisho, Cress, Carroll, Dudley, and Cooperberg. Statistical analysis: Odisho and Hills. Obtained funding: Aaronson. Administrative, technical, and material support: Carroll and Dudley. Study supervision: Cress, Carroll, Dudley, and Cooperberg.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by a University of California, San Francisco, Clinical & Translational Science Resident Research Grant and was additionally supported by grant 1R01HS019356-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The collection of cancer incidence data used in this study was supported by the California Department of Public Health as part of the statewide cancer reporting program mandated by California Health and Safety Code Section 103885. From the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program, funding was awarded to the Northern California Cancer Center contract N01-PC-35136, to the University of Southern California under contract N01-PC-35139, and to the Public Health Institute under contract N01-PC-54404. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Program of Cancer Registries, funding was awarded to the Public Health Institute under agreement 1U58DP00807-01.
Disclaimer: The ideas and opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and endorsement by the State of California, Department of Public Health, the National Cancer Institute, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or their contractors and subcontractors is not intended nor should be inferred.
Previous Presentation: This study was presented at the American Urological Association meeting; May 15, 2011; Washington, DC.