Hispanics have higher rates of cancer, lower mortality

09/16/2009 | Yahoo!

An American Cancer Society report said U.S. Hispanics are less likely to die from cancer than whites, but they have higher incidence rates for cancers linked to infections, such as stomach, liver and cervical cancers. One expert said programs directed at Spanish-speakers about the importance of cancer screening and risk factors could help improve care and lower rates of the disease.

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