Oct 04, 2018 · The current and previous editions of the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Facts & Figures for Hispanics/Latinos are listed below as PDFs to make them easier to use. Suggested citation: American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures for Hispanics/Latinos 2018-2020 (or the date range of the edition used). Jun 28, 2019 · Hispanic/Latina women tend to have HR- breast cancer, which does not improve with hormone-modifying medication. Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 positive (HER2+): A protein that can be detected in breast cancer cells, HER2 is associated with a worse breast cancer prognosis. Hispanic/Latina women are more likely to be diagnosed with HER2.
Breast Cancer Facts for Hispanics/Latinos New Cases Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Hispanic women; an estimated 17,100 Hispanic women are expected to be diagnosed in 2012. From 2000 to 2009, breast cancer incidence rates decreased from 97.2 (per 100,000 to 93.0 among Hispanic women and from 138.1 to 128.4 among non-Hispanic [ ]. Sep 08, 2016 · If you are Mexican or Puerto Rican, you are more likely to die from breast cancer than other Hispanic women in the U.S., according to a study released Thursday that could have significant Author: Susan Miller.
H ispanic women in the United States have a lower incidence of breast cancer than non-Hispanic white women. 1,2 Between 1999 and 2003, the average annual age-adjusted incidence of breast cancer for Hispanic women was 92.6/100,000 compared with 130.8/100,000 for non-Hispanic white women. 3 Despite a lower incidence of disease, age-adjusted 5 Cited by: 68. Breast cancer is the leading cause of death among Hispanic women, in part because many are not knowledgeable about the U.S. health care system or fluent in English.Author: Andrea K. Mcdaniels.