Clinical and pathologic outcomes of colorectal cancer in a multi-ethnic population.

  title={Clinical and pathologic outcomes of colorectal cancer in a multi-ethnic population.},
  author={Jenn Hian Koo and Siu Kin and Cyril Wong and B. Jalaludin and Andrew Kneebone and Susan J. Connor and Rupert W L Leong},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  volume={6 9},
BACKGROUND & AIMS The influence of birthplace on the clinical and pathologic outcomes of colorectal cancer (CRC) in Australia is unknown. Addressing inequalities in health care provision in immigrant groups may improve the overall quality of CRC care. METHODS The South Western Sydney Colorectal Tumour Group registry prospectively collects data on new patients with CRC from a population of 800,000. Survival data were cross-linked with the New South Wales population death registry. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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