Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Comentarios From Maria: Latinas -Spotting the signs early, is only half the battle to breast cancer survival

There is no real way to describe the overwhelming and emotional reaction one can feel when faced with the possibility of cancer.   Even the word cancer itself, can stir a mix of concern and fear among the strongest willed persons. My mom had it. But thanks to God, early detection, and our supportive network of […]

Breast Cancer Still Affects Latinas More Than Other Ethnic Groups

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and even though the death rate from breast cancer has been declining since 1990, the disease still affects Latina women at an alarming rate. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Latinas. And even though Latinas have lower breast cancer rates than white women, they are […]