When we look for signs of deadly health conditions like heart disease and cancer, we often assume the symptoms are easy to see and are impossible to ignore. But the truth is, most of these hide in plain sight.
Latinos face a staggering 142% projected rise in cancer cases by 2030. To prevent this, international cancer experts intensified their research and published a book with recommendations to reduce Latino cancer.
The University of Washington has produced research, which found that approximately 3.5 percent of neighborhoods in Houston have the highest risk for cancer in the nation. The research also determines that toxic conditions are a threat to many poor immigrant Latino communities.
The sexually transmitted DNA virus, which can lead to numerous types of cancer, especially cervical cancer, is called human papillomavirus virus (HPV), and totally preventable. Unfortunately, many people don't know that.