Clinicopathological Features of Colon Polyps from African-Americans

@article{Nouraie2010ClinicopathologicalFO,
  title={Clinicopathological Features of Colon Polyps from African-Americans},
  author={Mehdi S Nouraie and Fatemeh Hosseinkhah and Hassan Brim and Behrouz Zamanifekri and Duane T. Smoot and Hassan Ashktorab},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={55},
  pages={1442-1449}
}
Among the ethnic groups, the age-standardized incidence rate of colorectal cancer (CRC) is highest among African-Americans. The majority of CRC arise from preexisting adenoma. It is shown that 30% of the US adult population has adenomas. The potential risk of malignant transformation in adenomas differs by specific pathologic and clinical characteristics that we aimed to study in AAs. All pathologic reports (150,000) in Howard University Hospital from 1959 to 2006 were reviewed manually. Those… CONTINUE READING
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