Black veterans have a higher prevalence of colorectal cancer

Black veterans have a higher prevalence of colorectal cancer

Black veterans had a higher prevalence of advanced colorectal neoplasia and colorectal cancer compared with white veterans, according to research published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.“Information on prevalence of CRC and advanced, precancerous polyps among veterans has not been well-described. Among studies of colorectal neoplasia prevalence, the separate eects of age, sex and race or ethnicity are often not considered,” Thomas F. Imperiale, MD, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, told Healio. “We were interested in looking at the eect of all threeRead More

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