Racial disparities in length-of-stay (LOS) for African-Americans with metastatic colorectal cancer


Background: We hypothesized that African-Americans undergoing surgery for stage IV CRC would have worse surgical outcomes including longer LOS compared to other racial/ethnic groups. Methods: We queried the 2011-2014 American... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lauren E. Goss (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  2. Joshua S. Richman (University Of Alabama At Birmingham, Department Of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery)
  3. Gregory Kennedy (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  4. Melanie S. Morris (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  5. Daniel I. Chu (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Topic Areas

General Surgery , Colorectal Surgery


QS-GS/CRS » Quick-Shot Presentations: General / Colorectal Surgery (15:00 - Thursday, 21st September, Ireland 406)