M1033 Colorectal Neoplasia in Young African Americans, Could Race Be a Risk Factor? a 40 Years Experience in An Inner City Teaching Hospital

@inproceedings{Kibreab2009M1033CN,
  title={M1033 Colorectal Neoplasia in Young African Americans, Could Race Be a Risk Factor? a 40 Years Experience in An Inner City Teaching Hospital},
  author={Angesom Kibreab and Ehsan Dowlati and Sharareh Kazemi and Hassan Brim and Edward L. Lee and Duane T. Smoot and Victor F. Scott and Mehdi S Nouraie and Zahra Nouri and Omid Entezari and Sabiha Fatima and Hassan Ashktorab},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer, and survival in African Americans (AAs) is worse than Caucasians. Some studies suggest that the incidence of CRC is higher in AA patients below the age of 50 when compared to Caucasians. This study aims to confirm the higher prevalence of CRC in an AA population within the age groups of 40-49, and its implications to the screening guidelines. METHOD: In a retrospective study demographic data, indication and outcome of… CONTINUE READING

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