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Cancer survival rates have not been tracked by the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry, largely due to the insufficient resources necessary to actively follow up with patients after diagnosis. This study compared survival rates for North Carolina patients followed via passive methods to survival rates reported by the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program, which actively follows patients after diagnosis.
This study examined colorectal cancer incidence and mortality, as well as stage at diagnosis and treatment patterns among whites and African Americans in North Carolina. The results show that African Americans are less likely to receive appropriate screening and act to reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer.