Colon Cancer, Often Avoidable, Hits Black Men, the Young More

Ethnicity and Health: “Psychosocial determinants of colorectal Cancer screening uptake among African-American men: understanding the role of masculine role norms, medical mistrust, and normative support.”

Aasma Shaukat, MD, professor, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Minnesota.

American College of Gastroenterology: “American College of Gastroenterology Issues Updated Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines.”

American Cancer Society: “Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures 2020,” “Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests.”

The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology: “Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on faecal immunochemical test-based colorectal cancer screening programmes in Australia, Canada, and the Netherlands: a comparative modelling study.”

Walter Hickman, Stone Mountain, GA.

Charles Rogers, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine.

American Journal of Cancer Research: “Examining factors underlying geographic disparities in early-onset colorectal cancer survival among men in the United States.”

Nathan Ellis, PhD, associate professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular medicine, University of Arizona Cancer Center.

JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association: “Smoking and colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis.”

Harvard Medical School, Harvard Health Publishing: “Red and processed meats raise colorectal cancer risk.”

Science: “High-fructose corn syrup enhances intestinal tumor growth in mice.”

American Journal of Pathology: “Colorectal Cancer Disparity in African Americans.”

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