Impact of race on colorectal cancer.

@article{Sabounchi2012ImpactOR,
  title={Impact of race on colorectal cancer.},
  author={Saman Sabounchi and Sara Keihanian and Bhupinder Singh Anand},
  journal={Clinical colorectal cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          66-70
        }
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown that colorectal cancer runs a more severe course in blacks compared with whites. Black patients tend to have more advanced disease at diagnosis and are more likely to die of cancer than are white patients. The present study was carried out to compare the characteristics and outcomes of colon cancer in blacks and whites in a Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where patients are expected to receive similar treatment irrespective of race. METHODS The database… CONTINUE READING
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