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Latina Silence About Breast Cancer:

and the ways to change it



Attitudes about screening and early prevention

Importance of prevention



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The purpose of this website is to give some important information to Latinas about the early detection of breast cancer. Often, there are times when Latinas are diagnosed with breast cancer at later stages. It is vital that Latinas understand that prevention, which includes early screening, is important in decreasing the number of deaths as a result of breast cancer.

Accessibility | Privacy | ASU Disclaimer This site was created by Jessica Perez in fulfillment of requirements for the course CSS 335: Latino Health Issues taught by Dr. Szkupinski Quiroga at Arizona State University, Spring 2005.