Racial variation in colorectal polyp and tumor location.

@article{Thornton2007RacialVI,
  title={Racial variation in colorectal polyp and tumor location.},
  author={Julia Gore Thornton and Arden M. Morris and John Daryl Thornton and Christopher R Flowers and Timothy Mccashland},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={99 7},
  pages={723-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The incidence and mortality from colorectal cancer among whites have decreased, but they have remained unchanged among African Americans. To explain this disparity, we used the multicenter endoscopy database of the Clinical Outcomes Research Initiative to compare the prevalence of proximal polyps and tumors among asymptomatic African Americans and whites undergoing routine screening colonoscopy. METHODS African Americans and whites undergoing colonoscopy between January 1, 2002 and… CONTINUE READING