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Cancer research in Hispanic populations in the United States

Cancer research in Hispanic populations in the United States

preliminary findings of studies from Cooperative Agreement 89-CA-15 and other studies targeting Hispanic Americans, 1985-1995

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Published by National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hispanic Americans -- Diseases -- Research -- United States,
  • Cancer -- Research -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statement[scientific editors, Elva Ruiz, Carlos E. Caban]
    SeriesJournal of the National Cancer Institute -- 1995, no. 18, NIH publication -- no. 94-03838
    ContributionsRuiz, Elva, Caban, Carlos E, National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 171 p. :
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15227999M

    This peer-reviewed journal serves as an interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of information for clinical practice, education, research, and policy on issues concerning Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States. A unique feature of Hispanic Health Care International is the availability of all abstracts in both English and Spanish   By , the United States will spend an estimated $ billion each year on cancer care. Opportunities in Cancer Prevention Research. Studies that have more clearly defined how cancer develops and identified factors that can influence cancer risk are paving the way for important advances in cancer ://

      There are about 24 million Hispanic workers in the United States. They come from a variety of backgrounds and face unique challenges in the U.S. labor market. Focusing on trends in the overall Hispanic community can conceal notable differences among Hispanics of different ethnic :// Cancer is one of the world’s largest health problems. The Global Burden of Disease estimates that million people died prematurely as a result of cancer in Every sixth death in the world is due to cancer. 2. The Global Burden of Disease is a major global study on the causes and risk factors for death and disease published in the medical journal The Lancet. 3

    Introduction: The Hispanic population is becoming a particular group dominating the United States. According to Heuman, Scholl, and Wilkinson (), there will be a significant increase of % by the year within the Hispanic rising of this particular group makes it significant for the healthcare system to be attentive to the well-being of Hispanics or :// Hispanic/Latino populations mimic white populations in terms of disease burden, with a few key exceptions. According to census data, Hispanics compose % of the US population and are the fasting growing minority group. 12 Again, the top three causes of death for Hispanic men are heart disease, cancer, and ://


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J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. ;(18):ix-xi, Cancer research in Hispanic populations in the United States. [No authors listed] PMID: Get this from a library. Cancer research in Hispanic populations in the United States: preliminary findings of studies from Cooperative Agreement CA and other studies targeting Hispanic Americans, [Elva Ruiz; Carlos E Caban; National Cancer Institute (U.S.);] Cancer research in Hispanic populations in the United States: preliminary findings of studies from cooperative agreement CA and other studies targeting Hispanic Americans, Imprint Bethesda, MD: U.S.

Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute ; [Washington The genetically admixed Hispanic population coupled with secular trends in environmental exposures and lifestyle/behavioral practices that are associated with immigration and acculturation offer opportunities for elucidating the effects of genetics, environment, and lifestyle on   Cancer occurrence and survival are influenced by economic, social and cultural factors.

Hispanics in the U.S. consist of people from numerous countries and cultures but research often aggregates them into a single group, instead of differentiating between subpopulations.

What factors contribute to higher rates of cancer in Hispanic populations. Conclusion. BRCA mutations were prevalent in the largest study of Hispanic breast and/or ovarian cancer families in the United States to date, and a significant proportion were large rearrangement mutations.

The high frequency of large rearrangement mutations warrants screening in every case. We document the first Mexican founder mutation (BRCA1 exdel), which, along with terns of Cancer in the United States – Information on incidence is Cancer Control Research Program, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD.

United States, – 0 Hispanic* White American Indian (New Mexico) Alaska Native Vietnamese Korean Japanese Hawaiian Filipino Chinese Inan estimated 4, new cases of stomach cancer and 1, stomach cancer deaths will occur in black men and women. Although now a relatively uncommon malignancy in the United States, stomach cancer incidence rates remain times higher in NH black men and times higher in   Cancer affects all population groups in the United States.

But certain groups may bear a disproportionate burden of cancer compared with other groups. Cancer disparities (sometimes called cancer health disparities) are differences in cancer measures such as: Cancer disparities can also be seen when outcomes are improving overall but the The second study, which was presented by Patricia Chalela, DrPH, an assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at The University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center at San Antonio, tested a new approach for increasing the participation of Hispanic/Latina women with breast cancer in clinical trials.

“Latinos represent 17 percent of the U.S. population but only percent of /blog/tackling-breast-cancer-health-disparities-hispanics-latinas. Objective: To examine ethno-regional differences in cervical cancer screening rates among 4 distinct Hispanic populations in 8 locations in the United States and the correlates of screening As we acknowledge National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, it's an appropriate time to pause to look at why race and ethnicity might be risk factors for cancer.

According to the American Cancer Society, the incidence of cancer in the United States is highest in African Americans followed by Caucasians, Hispanics, Asian Americans and American :// Chronic liver disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among Hispanic people living in the United States.

Environmental, genetic, and behavioral factors, as well as socioeconomic and   According to estimates from the US Census Bureau, million Americans, or 18% of the population in the continental US and Hawaii, identified themselves as Hispanic or Latino in In addition, more than 3 million Hispanic Americans reside in Puerto Rico, a US territory.

Cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanics, accounting for Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer amongst women worldwide and is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related mortality overall. It is also the foremost reason for cancer-related mortality in Hispanic females in the United States (US).

Although the current incidence of breast cancer is significantly lower in Hispanics compared to that of non-Hispanic Whites (NHW) and Blacks, (   Importance The prevalence of diabetes among Hispanic and Asian American subpopulations in the United States is unknown. Objective To estimate racial/ethnic differences in the prevalence of diabetes among US adults 20 years or older by major race/ethnicity groups and selected Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian subpopulations.

Design, Setting, and Participants National Health   Background. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States (U.S) [1,2].In Hispanic American women, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death [].Ethnic -related health disparities in breast cancer screening rates, stages at presentation and mortality have been previously reported [].

U nited S tates: a M ulticultural S ociety. The United States is increasingly becoming a culturally heterogeneous society. In75% of the people in the United States were white of European descent, % were African-American, % were Hispanic-American, % were Asian-American, and % were ://   The NCI has recognized the need to better define the cancer burden in racial/ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations and supports research, applications and surveillance on the full diversity of the United States population.

Since its inception inthe cancer registry system of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program has included large segments of The first national study on Hispanic health risks and leading causes of death in the United States by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that similar to non-Hispanic whites (whites), the two leading causes of death in Hispanics are heart disease and cancer.

Fewer Hispanics than whites die from the 10 leading causes of. Minority U.S. populations are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials. This review appraises the impact of the disparity in clinical trial participation by minority patients in the current era of cancer immunotherapy.

Enrollment on pivotal trials leading to U.S. regulatory approval of immune checkpoint inhibitors showed poor representation of minority ethnic groups. Specifically, we found   Cancer is the leading cause of death of all Hispanics combined [], with the annual number of new cases diagnosed in exceeding[].To address the increasing cancer burden of the burgeoning Hispanic population, including the development of cancer prevention and control strategies, all stakeholders, from clinicians to researchers to policymakers, must have timely and accurate   This guide is based on original qualitative research with multiple Hispanic communities in the United States, and on insights gathered from a review of available research literature covering: • The history of Hispanic-origin populations in the United States, including the evolution of the