Study shows disparities in access to molecular diagnostics for colorectal cancer

Although testing for microsatellite instability and mismatch repair deficiency has increased for advanced colorectal cancer, substantial gaps in testing remain among certain patient groups, according to study results.The results, presented at American Association for Cancer Research Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, showed testing occurred less frequently among older patients, those in historically underrepresented groups, and among uninsured or Medicaid-insured patients.“The development of molecularRead More

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