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Young Have Greatest Burden of Distant Colorectal Adenocarcinoma

Largest increases in distant-stage proportion for rectal-only seen for 20- to 29-year-old non-Hispanic Blacks, Hispanics

Black Patients More Likely to Have Negative Descriptors in Notes

Compared with White patients, Black patients have 2.54 times the odds of having at least one negative descriptor in EHR

Blacks Increased Telemedicine Use for Surgical Consults

Findings seen in second phase of the pandemic; no significant racial differences seen during the beginning of the pandemic

Racial, Ethnic Disparities Seen in mAb Treatment for COVID-19

Monoclonal antibody treatment used infrequently among all racial, ethnic groups; Hispanics received mAbs less often than non-Hispanics

Ethnic Disparities Seen in Enrollment for a Clinical Trial​

29 percent of patients deemed appropriate for intervention were Hispanic compared with 52 percent of those deemed not appropriate

2021 USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Criteria Expand Eligibility

Compared with 2013 USPSTF criteria, more patients eligible for lung cancer screening with less racial disparity in access

Disparities Seen in Air Pollution Exposure Across the U.S.

Exposure to air pollution greater for certain racial/ethnic groups, low-income groups

Kidney Failure Risk Equation Bests eGFR for Predicting ESKD

KFRE score >20 percent had similar specificity, higher sensitivity for predicting end-stage kidney disease than eGFR <20 mL/min/1.73 m2

Removing Race May Up Equity in Preemptive Listing for Kidney Transplant

Race coefficients applied to calculation of eGFR in non-Black transplant candidates to demonstrate more equitable preemptive listing

Response to Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Better in Black Men

Outcomes better for Black men compared with White men in clinical trials of definitive radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer