African American With Stage Iv Colon Cancer

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African American with stage IV colon cancer

Jasper folks
Kaplan University
HS305: Research Methods for Health Sciences
Prof: B. Marie Brady-Whitcanac
12/2/2014

African American with stage IV colon cancer

African Americans carry an uneven share of the cancer load in the United States, having the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial or ethnic group for most cancers. In this article, I will provide updated data for African Americans on cancer rate, death, survival, and cancer screening. I also estimate the total number of deaths prevented among African Americans as a result of the decline in cancer death rates since the early 1990s.

Sorry to say, some colon cancers might be present without any signs or symptoms. For this reason, it is very important to have regular colon screenings or (examinations) to detect these problems early. The best screening evaluation is a colonoscopy. On the other hand, most colon cancers are connected with signs or symptoms. One of the early signs of colon cancer is bleeding. Most of the time , tumors often bleed only small amounts, off and on, so that evidence of the blood is found only during chemical testing of the stool, which is called a fecal occult blood test. Other signs and symptoms include:
Change in bowel habits like Constipation, diarrhea, if you workout sometimes you may think it because you have did strenuous exercise…
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