Disparities in Colorectal Cancer

Black Patients with Early Colorectal Cancer Receive Worse, Delayed Care
Black individuals with early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC) receive worse and less-timely guideline-concordant care than their White counterparts, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Previous studies have found that Black individuals in the United States are more likely to die after receiving a colorectal cancer diagnosis than Whites. For this study, Dr. Leticia M. Nogueira and colleagues examined the racial disparities in receipt of timely and guideline-concordant care among Black and White individuals with early-onset CRC. ...
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