Increased risk for colorectal cancer under age 50 in racial and ethnic minorities living in the United States

@inproceedings{Rahman2015IncreasedRF,
  title={Increased risk for colorectal cancer under age 50 in racial and ethnic minorities living in the United States},
  author={Rubayat N Rahman and Chester Lee Schmaltz and Christian S. Jackson and Eduardo Simoes and Jeannette Jackson‐Thompson and Jamal A Ibdah},
  booktitle={Cancer medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common cause of cancer death in USA. We analyzed CRC disparities in African Americans, Hispanics, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and American Indians/Alaska Natives compared to non-Hispanic Whites. Current guidelines recommend screening for CRC beginning at age 50. Using SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results) database 1973-2009 and North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) 1995-2009 dataset, we performed frequency and rate… CONTINUE READING
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