The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released a 2020 report about cancer disparities among racial and ethnic groups in the United States. In this XRAY review, we highlight data from the report about the burden of colorectal cancer in African Americans, who have the highest rates of diagnosis and death related to the disease among all racial and ethnic groups. (Posted 4/27/21)
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The following are studies looking at colorectal cancer screening or prevention.
NCT05078866: Cancer Preventive Vaccine Nous-209 for Lynch Syndrome Patients. This study aims to see whether the Nous-209 vaccine is safe to give to patients with Lynch syndrome. This study may help researchers determine whether receiving Nous-209 have an effect on the development of polyps or tumors in the colon.
Other colorectal cancer screening and prevention studies may be found here.
The following clinical research studies focus on addressing health disparities in cancer.
FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.