Fight Colorectal Cancer Headed for San Francisco and the 2012 GI Symposium

We’re getting ready for the 2012 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium next week at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Kim Ryan, Nancy Roach, and I will be there checking out the latest colon and rectal cancer prevention and treatment research and talking with leaders in the colorectal cancer field. Colon and rectal cancer is featured on Saturday,…  Read More

African Americans Diagnosed Later and with Worse Colorectal Cancer Survival

Update from the 2009 Gastrointestinal Cancer Symposium African Americans in both a large national database of colorectal cancer patients and in records of a Philadelphia hospital were more likely to be diagnosed at an advanced stage and have poorer survival at every stage than white patients. Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadephia studied information from…  Read More