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A Look At Breast Cancer Rates Among Latinas In Chicago

Breast cancer is the most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer death among Hispanic and Latina women living in the United States.

Morning Shift talks to cancer epidemiologist Katherine Tossas-Milligan about some of the factors that contribute to that disparity and what’s being done about it.

GUEST: Katherine Tossas-Milligan, cancer epidemiologist and research assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Illinois, Chicago

LEARN MORE: Where you get your breast exam matters: Black, Hispanic Chicago women less likely to be referred to top-tier centers (Chicago Tribune 1/3/19)

Hong, Tossas-Milligan discuss cancer funding on Capitol Hill (University of Illinois 5/7/19)

Cancer Facts & Figures for Hispanics and Latinos (American Cancer Society)

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