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Cancer Prevention Among US Hispanics

Anna Giuliano, PhD; David Alberts, MD
Arch Intern Med. 1994;154(10):1057-1058. doi:10.1001/archinte.1994.00420100019003.
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THE ARTICLES by Pérez-Stable et al1 and Trapido et al2 in this issue of the Archives highlight racial and ethnic differences in cancer incidence and cancer screening practices between Hispanics and non-Hispanics. The first article presents self-reported cancer screening rates of a predominantly Mexican and Central American population served by the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program (KPMCP) in San Francisco and Alameda counties in California. The second article presents site-specific cancer incidence data by race for Hispanics and non-Hispanics living in Dade County, Florida, where Cuban Americans are the predominant Hispanic ethnic group. While both articles focus on US Hispanics, each must be considered separately due to the differences in Hispanic subpopulations studied.

These two articles appear at a time when the awareness of discrepant cancer incidence and survival rates for minority populations in the United States is growing. Data specific to particular ethnic groups are needed to

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