Q&A: Experts aim to ‘inspire’ earlier CRC screening across all racial groups

Q&A: Experts aim to ‘inspire’ earlier CRC screening across all racial groups

While colorectal adenocarcinoma incidence rates are increasing in white individuals aged 40 to 49 years, they are stabilizing in Black individuals of the same age, according to results published in JAMA Network Open.Therefore, the absolute incidence rates are becoming equivalent between the two population groups and for the rectal subsite, incidence rates are now 39.3% lower in the Black population compared to the White population.Healio Gastroenterology spoke with Jordan J. Karlitz, MD, senior author on the study and a GI physician at Denver Health Medical Center and associate professor atRead More

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