Tweet • Some southern states show almost no improvement. • Study points to increased need for screening. • Poverty and uninsured rates are higher in southern states. PHILADELPHIA — Improvements in colorectal cancer mortality rates are concentrated in the northern part of the United States, while...
Thu, Jul 7 2011
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