Practical steps can move needle on health disparities in colon cancer screening

Practical steps can move needle on health disparities in colon cancer screening

Prioritizing equity efforts and taking three key steps toward improving accessibility and representation could move the needle on health disparities in colon cancer screening, according to an ACG Postgraduate Course presentation.“We have had over 3 decades of evidence that suggest that colorectal cancer screening saves lives. We are doing screening as a means to prevent, interrupt or delay development of advanced disease because we know if we detect it early, the survival rate is quite high,” Darrell M. Gray II, MD, MPH, FACG, chief health equity officer for Anthem Inc., saidRead More

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