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Topic: Follow-Up Care of Latina Survivors Needs Improvement

Forum: Latinas/Hispanics With Breast Cancer —

A place for Latinas/Hispanics with a breast cancer diagnosis to connect.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2017 10:57AM

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Follow-Up Care of Latina Breast Cancer Survivors Needs Improvement
January 5, 2017

Latina women who've been diagnosed with breast cancer are likely to experience many gaps in care after breast cancer treatment is completed. Read more...

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Mar 3, 2017 01:47PM dreaming wrote:

I do not think ethnicity has anything to do with it, NBCC, National Breast Cancer Coalition sponsored a 10 year study of survivors, people diagnosed with breast cancer, survivorship quality was based not in race, ethnicity but economics, better finances helps a patient .

And by the way because a person speaks Spanish, has a surname in Spanish do not makes them a race, something created only in the USA for political reason, to name politicians as representing this group, that has more differences with each other in cultures, race, values, traditions.

Like calling English an ethnicity or race for speaking the same language.

I work specifically with cancer patients in the underserved population.

After the mastectomy a second diferent cancer was found: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, C.F.M.: Dx 7/7/1991, ILC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/18 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Mar 3, 2017 02:41PM cliff wrote:

it may not be a race as such, but there are cultural differences. both male and female ideas of beauty and how to act.

Dx 3/16/2016, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, 2/21 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 4/1/2016 Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)

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