Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Survival Among Patients With Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Gastrointestinal Cancer

Purpose Racial disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) persist, despite overall reductions in morbidity and mortality. In addition, incidence is rising among individuals younger than 50 years of age. We compared the survival of young-onset CRC among non-Hispanic black (NHB), non-Hispanic white (NHW), and Hispanic individuals. Patients and Methods Using the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program data, we identified individuals between the ages of 20 and 49 years, diagnosed with CRC between 2000 and 2009. Survival rates and Cox proportional hazards models were used to compare stage-specific 5-year survival among NHBs, NHWs, and Hispanics. Results We identified 28,145 patients with young-onset CRC (19,497 NHW; 4,384 NHB; 4,264 Hispanic) during the 10-year study period. Overall survival at 5 years after CRC diagnosis was 54.9% among NHB, 68.1% among NHW, and 62.9% among Hispanic individuals (P
Source: Journal of Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Population and observational studies (SEER, WHI observational, etc.), Epidemiology Gastrointestinal Cancer Source Type: research

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