Disparities in Cancer

The latest research about health disparities in cancer care and insights on how medical professionals can help their cancer patients overcome these inequities.

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Higher Rates of Emergency Colorectal Cancer Surgery Among Blacks
Black patients are more likely to undergo emergency surgery for colorectal cancer, which is associated with worse short- and long-term outcomes, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Surgery. Ryan Howard, M.D., from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and colleagues conducted a statewide retrospective study of patients who underwent surgery for colorectal cancer between January 1, 2015, and April 30, 2021. The researchers used data from four thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine patients who underwent surgery to assess emergency ...
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