Breaking Medical News and In Depth Medical Stories

 
Search News:
     
PROGRAMS
 
 
Socioeconomic inequality a major factor in premature colorectal cancer death
Socioeconomic inequality a major factor in premature colorectal cancer death (November 12, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Atlanta - 50% of premature colorectal cancer deaths are due to socioeconomic inequality, according to a report published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Researchers examined data on colorectal cancer deaths among patients aged 25-64 years. They found that those with the least education had much higher death rates in almost every state. They estimate that half of colorectal cancer deaths among this age group could have been avoided were in not for the socioeconomic inequality.
 
OUR TEAM
More...  
EDITORIAL BOARD
More...