VIDEO: ABGH partners with acclaimed saxophonist to break stigma of CRC in Black community

In a Healio video exclusive, Ugo Iroku, MD, previewed the Association of Black Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists’ upcoming event on early-onset colorectal cancer and the disparities in screening and care that Black patients face.“In 2023, a projected 100,000 Americans will get colon cancer and just under 50,000 Americans will get rectal cancer,” Iroku, a gastroenterologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and Summit Health, said. “Why is it important in the Black community? Black people are 20% more likely to get colorectal cancer and, unfortunately, 40% more likely to dieRead More