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Cancers of the Colon and Rectum, Evidence of Disparities between Blacks and Whites in Illinois (PDF format). Epidemiologic Report Series 00:8. Springfield, IL: Illinois Department of Public Health, December 2000.
  • An evaluation of colorectal cancer with emphasis on black/white comparisons was conducted using incidence data from the Illinois Department of Public Health's State Cancer Registry for 1986 to 1997 and Illinois mortality data over 1979 to 1998. Cancers of the colon and rectum rank among the top five for incidence and mortality among both blacks and whites in Illinois.

National Cancer Institute: Colon and Rectal Cancer
CDC: Colorectal Cancer Resources


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