Colorectal cancer among Koreans living in South Korea versus California: incidence, mortality, and screening rates.

OBJECTIVES This study compared trends in colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality rates among Koreans in South Korea and Korean Americans and non-Hispanic whites in California between 1999 and 2009, and examined CRC screening rates and socio-demographic correlates of CRC screening in the two Korean populations. DESIGN Age-standardized CRC incidence… CONTINUE READING