Related Articles

Breast Cancer’s Impact on the Latino Community

Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in Latinas. In fact, while breast cancer death rates have declined recently, the rate of decline for Latinas is lower (1.1% per year) than their white peers (1.8% per year). “Latinas are less likely to be screened for breast cancer, so they are more likely to be …
The post Breast Cancer’s Impact on the Latino Community appeared first on Salud America.

Join the Early Breast Cancer Study to Help Our Familias Prevent Severe Cases!

Latinas have lower rates of breast cancer than other groups. Sounds like good news, right? The bad news is that the Latina breast cancer rate has been rising over the past decade, and breast cancer is still the top cause of death for Latinas. Fortunately, we have clinical trials. Clinical trials are studies to find …
The post Join the Early Breast Cancer Study to Help Our Familias Prevent Severe Cases! appeared first on Salud America.

Survey: Childcare, Logistics Hold Back Latinas from Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Simple logistics—availability, childcare, and time—stop some Latinas and other women of color from volunteering for breast cancer clinical trials, according to a new survey. The survey, led by For The Breast of Us, an online breast cancer survivor community, and Sommer Consulting, found that the anticipated time demands of a clinical trial may appear “too …
The post Survey: Childcare, Logistics Hold Back Latinas from Breast Cancer Clinical Trials appeared first on Salud America.

Tatiana Holanda: Cáncer No Es un Oponente, Sino un Maestro

Por Tatiana Holanda Sobreviviente de cáncer brasileña en San Antonio No veo al cáncer como un oponente “Lo veo como un maestro”. Esa es la frase que resume mi historia. A la edad de 33 años, luego de los exámenes, se detectó un bulto en la mama izquierda de 2 cm, en el examen de …
The post Tatiana Holanda: Cáncer No Es un Oponente, Sino un Maestro appeared first on Salud America.

Recap: The 2024 Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos Conference

Why is cancer the top cause of death for Latinos? To unpack this question, Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez of Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio hosted the 4th biennial Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos conference on Feb. 21-23, 2024, in San Antonio, Texas. Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos drew 280 …
The post Recap: The 2024 Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos Conference appeared first on Salud America.