Here's What Latinas Need To Know About Breast Cancer Detection & Awareness
Here's What Latinas Need To Know About Breast Cancer Detection & Awareness
By Cristina Arreola | 10/28/2015 - 15:30

Every October, women across the country flaunt their Pink Pride in order to raise awareness of breast cancer.


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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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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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Protest Your Girl: 5 Fast Facts About Breast Cancer Every Latina Should Know
Protect Your Girls: 5 Fast Facts About Breast Cancer Every Latina Should Know
By Cristina Arreola | 10/06/2015 - 11:31

It's true: Latinas do have lower rates of breast cancer. But, we're also more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage, making it harder to treat.


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Food Lowers Risk Breast Cancer
7 Foods That Can Help Lower Your Risk Of Breast Cancer
By The Latin Kitchen | 10/05/2015 - 10:21

The number one thing you can do to reduce your risk of breast cancer is to avoid gaining weight, according to a review article in the journal Canc


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