This Soap Bar's Unique Design Could Be The Key To Early Breast Cancer Detection
This Soap Bar's Unique Design Could Be The Key To Early Breast Cancer Detection
By Cristina Arreola | 10/21/2015 - 15:17

Although Latinas have lower breast cancer rates than non-Hispanic whites, they tend to be diagnosed at a later stage, making it harder to treat. The key to lowering breast cancer deaths among Latinas is early detection — and that involves self-exams. 

 

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The American Cancer Society Lowers Age When Annual Mammograms Should Begin
American Cancer Society Says Annual Mammograms Should Begin At An Older Age
By Cristina Arreola | 10/21/2015 - 09:34

New cancer screening guidelines recommend that women begin getting mammograms later and less often. 


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Latina Fashion Closet: Fab BCA Fashion Finds
Latina Fashion Closet: Fab Fashion Finds to Support Breast Cancer Awareness
By Verky Arcos | 10/20/2015 - 17:50

On today's Latina Fashion Closet, we're talking to you about the importance of BCA in the month of October — and really, the importance of it always.


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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Buying a Wig
BCA Month: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Buying a Wig
By Kelli Acciardo | 10/20/2015 - 13:52

Whether you or a loved one is going through cancer and navigating the difficult world of selecting a wig, it's helpful to know what to expect. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, we turned to celebrity stylist and wig expert, Angelo David, to find out.


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Adamari Lopez Breast Cancer Twitter Chat Recap
Adamari Lopez Talks Breast Cancer Awareness & The Power Of Early Detection
By Cristina Arreola | 10/15/2015 - 15:15

On Thursday, actress and breast cancer survivor Adamari Lopez sat down with Latina and Orgullosa for a candid Twit


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Latinas More Likely To Get Substandard Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Says
Latinas More Likely to Get Substandard Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Says
By Cristina Arreola | 10/14/2015 - 11:11

Latinas and black women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a more advanced stage of the disease and more likely to receive substandard care regardless of tumor type, a new study reports. 


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Find Out Why Chef Martha Ortiz Chapa Posed Nude For Breast Cancer Awareness
Why Chef Martha Ortiz Chapa Posed Nude For Breast Cancer Awareness
By The Latin Kitchen | 10/12/2015 - 10:00

If you happened to be riding down Mexico City's Avenida Reforma in October of 2012, and you saw a nearly 10-foot tall, semi-nude portrait of an intense-looking woman with long black hai


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