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A study on patients treated for colorectal cancer revealed that the black population in the data was being seen at a younger age than the white population. This information implies that screening guidelines should start from an earlier age for African Americans. The majority of bowel cancers detected in this population are not aggressive, giving a highly favorable prognosis if found early.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters
About: Bowel cancer presents earlier in African Americans
Date: 31 October 2005
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