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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 annual internship opportunities 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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Study: Latino Kids More Open to Smoking

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 08:32

Latino kids are more likely to start smoking and develop a daily habit than other kids, according to a new study, Reuters reports.

Puerto Ricans Smoke More than Other Latinos

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 08:08

When it comes to smoking, there’s good and bad news for Latinos.
The good: Researchers have long known that Latinos adults overall are less likely to smoke cigarettes than their white or black peers.

Get the Latest Breast Cancer Resources in Spanish

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:41

Culture and language are two reasons many Latinas don’t always get timely and appropriate treatment for breast cancer.
Breast cancer is the No. 1 killer of Latinas.

New App Will Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:23

San Antonio researchers are developing a bilingual, culturally relevant phone app and navigation services to help local breast cancer patients stick with their prescribed therapy.

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