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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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Cancer Experts: Coffee Doesn’t Cause Cancer, Drinking it Hot Might

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:52

For millions of Latinos having a cup of cafecito (coffee) every morning is an important part of their routine, but drinking it too hot may cause cancer according to cancer experts,

Young Latinos Have Higher Chance of Dying from Cancer than Whites, Study Finds

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 09:50

If you’re Latino between the ages of 15-29, then you’re 75% more likely than whites to die of cancer, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Cancer Center,

Walnuts May Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 10:45

A study by the American Cancer Society estimated that nearly 6,000 Latino men and 5,000 Latino women could be diagnosed with colon cancer each year.

If Cancer Is in Your Genes Healthy Living May Offset Risk, Study Suggests

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 09:06

Women with genes that are linked to breast cancer can significantly cut the risk for the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, according to a new study published in the Journal of American Medical Association,

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