Skip to main content
Top
Published in: Annals of Surgical Oncology 8/2022

21-03-2022 | Rectal Cancer | ASO Author Reflections

ASO Author Reflections: Inequities in Rectal Cancer Treatment and Survival

Authors: Kendall S. Hamilton, BS, Bianca Aibuedefe, BS, Valeda Yong, MD, Sarah M. Kling, MD, Huaqing Zhao, PhD, MS, Juan Lucas Poggio, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS

Published in: Annals of Surgical Oncology | Issue 8/2022

Login to get access

Excerpt

Previous studies have highlighted the differences between minority patients and white patients when it comes to cancer survival rates. Black and Hispanic patients with colorectal cancer receive less treatment and have shorter survival times than White patients.1,2 Some of these differences may be due to socioeconomic factors, such as income, assess to care, or lower rates of screening. However, one study showed that differences in survival still exist between black and white patients with colorectal cancer even when socioeconomic factors are controlled for.3 Because there is a paucity of literature looking at disparities specifically for rectal cancer as a separate entity, our research addresses the treatment and survival disparities between both black and Hispanic patients compared with white patients with rectal cancer. …
Literature
4.
go back to reference Hamilton KS, Aibuedefe B, Yong V, et al. ASO visual abstract: It’s not about the money: continued treatment and survival outcome disparities in minority rectal cancer patients after controlling for socioeconomic factors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-022-11533-0 Hamilton KS, Aibuedefe B, Yong V, et al. ASO visual abstract: It’s not about the money: continued treatment and survival outcome disparities in minority rectal cancer patients after controlling for socioeconomic factors. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022. https://​doi.​org/​10.​1245/​s10434-022-11533-0
Metadata
Title
ASO Author Reflections: Inequities in Rectal Cancer Treatment and Survival
Authors
Kendall S. Hamilton, BS
Bianca Aibuedefe, BS
Valeda Yong, MD
Sarah M. Kling, MD
Huaqing Zhao, PhD, MS
Juan Lucas Poggio, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS
Publication date
21-03-2022
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Published in
Annals of Surgical Oncology / Issue 8/2022
Print ISSN: 1068-9265
Electronic ISSN: 1534-4681
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-022-11557-6

Other articles of this Issue 8/2022

Annals of Surgical Oncology 8/2022 Go to the issue
Webinar | 06-02-2024 | 20:00 (CET)

Mastering chronic pancreatitis pain: A multidisciplinary approach and practical solutions

Severe pain is the most common symptom of chronic pancreatitis. In this webinar, experts share the latest insights in pain management for chronic pancreatitis patients. Experts from a range of disciplines discuss pertinent cases and provide practical suggestions for use within clinical practice.

Sponsored by: Viatris

Developed by: Springer Healthcare