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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Compared to the general women population in the U.S. the rate of breast cancer and cervical cancer screenings are low among Latinas.
Inexpensive generic drugs can improve rates of survival in women diagnosed with breast cancer, which disproportionately affects Latinas, CBS News
The gap is closing for some disparities among Latinos, but others are widening, according to the 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report by the Agency for Healthcare Rese
A recent report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation reveals that in the last years the gap between financially stable families and “economically fragile” Latino families is widening.
Credit: Annie E. Casey Foundation