Donate

All Posts

Tagged ‘Breast cancer disparities’

National Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month is a time to call attention to cancer health disparities that adversely impact minority groups, which include—but are not limited to—people of color and people living in poverty. According to the American Cancer Society, Hispanic women are more likely to get cervical cancer and African-American women are more likely to die […]

ICYMI: April 14, 2017

Feature Story Men Should Ask About Prostate Cancer Test, Panel Advises TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (NBC News) — The controversial PSA blood test can save some men’s lives from prostate cancer, an influential federal panel said in new screening guidelines. Every man between the ages of 55 and 69 is advised to talk to their […]

ICYMI: October 21, 2016

Feature Story CDC now recommends just two HPV vaccine doses for preteens WEDNESDAY, October 19, 2016 (The Washington Post)–Children who start getting vaccinated against human papillomavirus before 15 need only two doses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention decided Wednesday. Its previous recommendation was for a three-shot regimen, but studies have shown that two […]