Colorectal Cancer in African Americans: An Update

  title={Colorectal Cancer in African Americans: An Update},
  author={Renee Williams and Pascale M White and Jos{\'e} Fernando Polo Nieto and Dorice L. Vieira and Fritz François and Frank Hamilton},
  booktitle={Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology},
This review is an update to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Committee on Minority Affairs and Cultural Diversity’s paper on colorectal cancer (CRC) in African Americans published in 2005. Over the past 10 years, the incidence and mortality rates of CRC in the United States has steadily declined. However, reductions have been strikingly much slower among African Americans who continue to have the highest rate of mortality and lowest survival when compared with all other racial… CONTINUE READING
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