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Redes En Acción is dedicated to reducing Latino cancer with a national network of community groups, researchers, government health agencies and the public. Core activities include research, training, and stimulating awareness of cancer and resources in Latino communities.

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#SaludTues Tweetchat 11/1: Giving Latinos No Stomach for Cancer

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 14:37

Stomach cancer, once the nation’s top cancer killer, is now only 14th in U.S. cancer deaths.
So you can relax, right?

Study: Latino Kids More Open to Smoking

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 08:32

Latino kids are more likely to start smoking and develop a daily habit than other kids, according to a new study, Reuters reports.

Puerto Ricans Smoke More than Other Latinos

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 08:08

When it comes to smoking, there’s good and bad news for Latinos.
The good: Researchers have long known that Latinos adults overall are less likely to smoke cigarettes than their white or black peers.

Get the Latest Breast Cancer Resources in Spanish

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:41

Culture and language are two reasons many Latinas don’t always get timely and appropriate treatment for breast cancer.
Breast cancer is the No. 1 killer of Latinas.

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