Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts,"
Are men more likely to have colon cancer than women?
David Metz, MD, Professor of Gastroenterology at Penn Medicine, responds:
Yes, slightly higher. Please look at this link from the Centers for Disease Control showing the distribution according to gender and ethnicity. Note that the reason there is a general decline in the USA may be because of our effective screening programs as well as other factors such as healthy living.
This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View entire transcript from Advances in Colorectal Cancer Screening.
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