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Why are Hispanics More Likely to Be Diagnosed with Late-Stage Colorectal Cancer?

“I think the number one contributing factor is they’re ashamed of seeking advice for changing bowel habits or for any type of symptoms,” says Roberto Rodriguez-Ruesga, MD, a colorectal surgeon in Dallas (pictured above). 

“They just put up with symptoms until it gets to a point that is unbearable. Unfortunately, by then, it’s too late.

Read more at “Study Shows Latino Adults More Likely To Receive Late-Stage Colon Cancer Diagnosis Than White Adults” by Sam Baker on the KERA (Dallas) radio station website (March 22, 2021)

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