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Cancer in U.S. Latino communities

Cancer in U.S. Latino communities

an exploratory review

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA (P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica 90407-2138) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hispanic Americans -- Diseases.,
    • Latin Americans -- Diseases -- United States.,
    • Cancer -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCancer in US Latino communities., Cancer in United States Latino communities.
      StatementR. Burciaga Valdez ... [et al.].
      ContributionsValdez, Robert Otto Burciaga, 1956-, Rand Corporation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC282.H57 C36 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 91 p. ;
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1170534M
      LC Control Number94153202

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      Feb 27,  · Some of his center’s research on the emergence of the Latino population and society in California during the Spanish colonial, Mexican Republic, and U.S. statehood periods appears in his recent book, El Cinco de Mayo: An American Tradition (U.C. Press, ). Content Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions on this page are those of the Community Preventive Services Task Force and do not necessarily represent those of CDC. Task force evidence-based recommendations are not mandates for compliance or spending. Instead, they provide information and options for decision makers and stakeholders to.

      The book, by science writer Rebecca Skloot, details the true story of a poor black tobacco farmer whose cervical cancer cells were taken without her knowledge in The cells, which scientists referred to as HeLa, went on to become a vital tool in medicine, helping to develop the polio vaccine, in vitro fertilization and other major scientific greggdev.com: Dhyana Taylor. May 15,  · Hispanics are the largest, fastest-growing, and youngest minority group in the United States (U.S.), and the second largest minority group in Indiana. In , approximately 6 percent of the population (, people) identified themselves as Hispanic .


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National Hispanic Leadership Initiative on Cancer (NHLIC): En Acción. The NHLIC: En Acción sought to initiate the first comprehensive assessment of cancer risk factors among the major populations of Hispanic/Latino men and women and develop state-of-the-art cancer prevention.The American Cancer Society's A new report from the American Cancer Society highlights the wide variation in cancer risk within the US Hispanic/Latino population.

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