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Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training, a program of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, offers an annual summer institute and internships to increase the number of master’s-degree-level Latinos who pursue a doctoral degree and a career in Latino health disparities and cancer control research. Learn more here.

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Community Health Educators Give Helping Hand to Racial/Ethnic Cancer Survivors

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 07:25

Sandra San Miguel de Majors (second from left) started the Breast Friends Forever support group f

Report: Progress Made in Latino College Graduation Rates, Equity Gaps Remain

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 09:43

The new report highlights equity gaps in graduation rates between Latinos and Whites.

Report: How to Increase Latino Participation in Potentially Life-Saving Cancer Clinical Trials

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 07:52

Only 5% percent of Latinos participate in federal clinical trials, giving researchers fewer chances to find new cancer treatments for this population.

Only 58% of Latinas in South Texas Get the HPV Vaccine

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 07:05

Only 58% of Latinas in South Texas’ Lower Rio Grande Valley start the three-dose HPV vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer, compared to 65% across the U.S., studies show.

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