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Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training is a program of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health San Antonio to offer an annual summer institute and internships to increase the number of Latinos who pursue a doctoral degree and a career researching Latino health disparities. Learn more here.

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The Regalados: Husband, Wife Survive Colorectal Cancer Together

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 13:55

After Judy Regalado learned a close friends had died of colorectal cancer in her mid-30s, and after experiencing similar symptoms herself, she knew she had to get checked.
Judy and Joe Regalado

Linda Moreno, Colorectal Cancer Survivor: “You Need to Get Checked.”

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 13:54

Linda Moreno and her San Antonio family provide a powerful example of the importance of family history and getting screened for colorectal cancer.
Linda Moreno

Colorectal Cancer on the Rise for Millennials & Gen Xers

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 09:05

A new study reported by USA Today has confirmed some really bad news. Over the past four decades, colon and rectal cancers have increased dramatically and steadily, especially in young and middle-age adults.

Tweetchat 3/14: One Screening that Can Save Your Life

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 11:00

If colorectal cancer is detected early, survival rates are vastly improved.
Sadly, colorectal cancer screening rates are low among Latinos. This makes it the second-most diagnosed cancer in Latino men and women and the No. 3 cancer killer of Latinos.

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