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American Association for Cancer Research Second Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities

February 03 - 06, 2009; Carefree, Arizona

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Conference News

  • Minorities Still A Minority in Clinical Trials

    Minorities continue to be underrepresented in clinical trials, and provider incentives for recruiting minority enrollment are ineffective.
    Medscape Medical News, February 10, 2009
  • Breast Cancer Risk in Hispanics

    The risk for breast cancer differs between Mexican-born Hispanics and American-born Hispanics, but information about the disease in this population remains limited.
    Medscape Medical News, February 9, 2009
  • Breast Cancer Prognosis in Hispanic Women

    Breast cancer could be more aggressive in Hispanic women because of delays in seeking medical care and a higher incidence of triple-negative breast cancer among Hispanic women with a family history of the disease.
    Medscape Medical News, February 9, 2009

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