Community Breast Navigation Program Improved Breast Screening Rates in Underserved African American and Latino WomenDecember 09, 2016
A community breast navigation program successfully increased mammogram screening rates among African American and Latino women, according to a study presented at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).
A study using focus groups identifies barriers that impact the quality of survivorship care for Latina women with breast cancer.
Following the release of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) an increase in Hispanic women receiving breast cancer treatment and their related participation in clinical trials was observed.
Latina women in the United States nearly doubled their rate of screening for breast cancer after visits from a health-promoting promotora.
Eating processed meats such as bacon and sausage may increase the risk for breast cancer in Latinas, while the same association was not found in white women.
Researchers found that colorectal cancer risk in Californian Latinos vary widely based on their country of origin.
New Model for Breast Cancer Risk in Hispanic Women Is the First to be Based Exclusively on Data From Hispanic WomenNovember 26, 2015
The first breast cancer risk-prediction model based entirely on data from Hispanic women, including whether a woman was born in or outside the United States, provides a more accurate assessment of Hispanic women's risk of developing breast cancer.
Variations in cancer risk are likely due to differences in exposure to carcinogens, screening rates, and lifestyle factors.
Cultural differences in the Latino community result in unique stressors for these patients after a cancer diagnosis. This study identified some of those stressors.
A recent study examined both attitudes and cultural perspectives of Latinas undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.
A recent, groundbreaking new study found that children of melanoma survivors are not adhering to sun protection recommendations.
An intervention aimed at an under-represented group of Latina breast cancer survivors helped encourage better eating habits and nutrition.
Hispanic women in the United States were significantly less likely to survive endometrial uterine cancer than non-Hispanic white women.
For black women and Hispanic women, obesity increases postmenopausal risk of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer.
An increase in incidence of testicular germ cell tumors in Hispanic adolescents and young adults in the United States has been observed.
A new analysis has found that rates of testicular cancer have been rising dramatically in recent years among young Hispanic American men, but not among their non-Hispanic counterparts.
Researchers identified a rare type of melanoma that disproportionately attacks the plams and soles and under the nails of people who have darker skin, is not caused by sun exposure, and is almost twice as likely to recur than other other similar types of skin cancer.
An analysis of a large nationwide dataset finds that regardless of their socioeconomic status, triple-negative breast cancer is nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed in black women than in white women.
An inherited gene variation has been linked to a nearly fourfold increased risk of developing a pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia subtype that is associated with a poor outcome.
Women of Mexican descent who had more children and breastfed were more likely to develop an aggressive breast cancer, according to results from the Ella Binational Breast Cancer Study.
Mortality for non-small-cell lung cancer is lower than for non-Hispanic whites or Hispanics born in the United States.
Delays between a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment increase the risk of death for women with late-stage cancers, according to a recently published study. A second study found that the median wait time between diagnosis and treatment has grown longer.
Many persons who receive chemotherapy for incurable cancers may not understand that the treatment is unlikely to be curative.
Language barriers and the immigration status of caregivers appear to impact the care of Hispanic children with cancer and affect the experience of the families within the medical system.
Race/ethnicity varied the associations between an extreme body mass index or high waist-to-hip ratio and increased risk for mortality among patients with breast cancer.
Disparities in survival after breast cancer persist across racial and ethnic groups even after adjusting for demographics such as patients' education and the socioeconomic status of the neighborhood where they lived.
For female patients with an abnormal breast or cervical cancer screening result, patient navigation services help to decrease the time to diagnosis and helps vulnerable populations get the care they need in a timely manner.
Greater difficulty exists in finding matched, unrelated donors for nonwhite patients who are candidates for hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT), according to a study by researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center.
The mailing of fecal occult blood test (FOBT) kits boosted colorectal cancer screening rates in a low-income, racially diverse patient population.
But, mammography, colorectal cancer screening, and Pap test use lower than for non-Hispanic whites.
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- Vaccine Enters Phase I Study for Safety and Effectiveness in Multiple Myeloma
- Timing Chemotherapy Administration to Circadian Rhythm Improves Drug Effectiveness
- New Therapy Blocks Breast Cancer Cells From Entering and Hiding in Bone Marrow to Form Latent Metastases
- Community Breast Navigation Program Improved Breast Screening Rates in Underserved African American and Latino Women
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- Metastatic Disease Linked to Patients Reporting Diminished QoL
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- Mammographically Occult Contralateral Breast Cancer Detection is Effective With Preoperative MRI
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