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Culturally Distinct Neighborhoods May Influence Breast Cancer Outcomes Among Latinas

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Andrea S. Blevins Primeau, PhD, MBA From: Latinas with invasive breast cancer living in culturally distinct neighborhoods had improved survival outcomes, according to an observational study of Latinas living in California and Texas. Previous studies demonstrated that Latinas experience poorer survival outcomes compared with non-Latina white women. However, culturally distinct neighborhoods, or enclaves, have been hypothesized to affect …