Racial gap in colon cancer deaths is widening

AP/Yahoo News, December 16, 2008

The racial gap in colon cancer death rates is widening, a new report says, and experts partly blame blacks' lower screening rates and poor access to quality care. Colon and rectal cancer death rates are now nearly 50% higher in blacks than in whites, according to American Cancer Society research.


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