Navigation Links
Breast Cancer Risks Not Same for Hispanic Women
Date:4/26/2010

Far fewer cases stem from established risk factors, study finds,,

MONDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Some risk factors known to increase the odds of breast cancer in white women have less impact on Hispanic women, a new study shows.

For instance, for postmenopausal women in the study, "recent hormone use and younger age at menarche did not appear to play as big a role in Hispanics," said Dr. Lisa M. Hines, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Colorado and lead author of the study, published online April 26 in Cancer.

For younger women studied, family history and taller height -- found in general to slightly increase breast cancer risk, Hines said -- did not appear to be as strongly linked with breast cancer among Hispanics as among whites, the study found.

Researchers have long known that breast cancer rates, as well as death rates from the disease, vary by ethnic group. For instance, according to a national database, Hispanic women are less likely to get breast cancer than are white women, with 89 of every 100,000 Hispanic women getting a breast cancer diagnosis, compared with 132 of every 100,000 non-Hispanic white women.

However, Hispanic women are more likely to die from the disease, the statistics show.

"That's been known for a long time," Hines said. "The question is why."

About 15 percent of the U.S. population is Hispanic, and their numbers are growing, Hines noted, but few studies have looked at breast cancer risk in the Hispanic population to see if the accepted risks for breast cancer -- identified from analyses that included predominately white populations -- hold for Hispanic women.

For the new study, Hines and her colleagues analyzed information on white and Hispanic women enrolled in the 4-Corners Breast Cancer Study, so named because participants lived in New Mexico, Utah, Arizona and Colorado, four states whose boundaries touch at
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Targeted therapy prolongs life in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer
2. New Drugs, New Combinations Fight Breast Cancer
3. Study Finds Possible Explanation for the Link Between Infertility and Breast/Ovarian Cancer Risks
4. Carol Milgard Breast Center Awarded Highest Government Rating for Mammography Sites
5. Prolactin blocks oncogene associated with poor prognosis in breast cancer
6. Definitive study confirms chemo benefit in postmenopausal breast cancer
7. Adding Chemo to Tamoxifen Helps Some Breast Cancer Patients
8. Major New Study Finds Soyfoods Safe and Beneficial for Women With Breast Cancer
9. Bone Drugs May Beat Back Breast Cancer
10. California Breast Cancer Survivors and Advocates Call on State to Nix Screening Cuts
11. Alcohol consumption may increase breast cancer recurrence risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/3/2015)... Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 03, 2015 ... on two biomarkers for mesothelioma and say the tried-and-true ... has just posted an article on the research. ... in the University’s National Center for Asbestos Related Diseases ... false positive results, it is still preferable to fibulin-3 ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... June 03, 2015 Sitting at a ... discomfort in the back, neck, shoulders and/or wrists. This ... injuries. In addition, recent research links sitting for long ... chronic diseases. Fortunately, three inventors from Oakville, Ontario, are ... a desk. , They have developed a prototype for ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... On Sunday, June 7, 2015, tens of ... their local communities to observe the 28th annual National ... and abroad will hold celebrations on this day to ... challenges of cancer survivorship, and to show the world ... rewarding, and inspiring.,  , National Cancer Survivors Day® is ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... (PRWEB) June 03, 2015 Fourroux Prosthetics, ... Duluth, GA will celebrate its grand opening with a ... The first prosthetic center of its kind in the ... family unmatched care and outcomes through use of patented ... CPO & CEO of Fourroux Prosthetics, states, “Our goal ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... (PRWEB) June 03, 2015 These are ... sectors. The ever growing number of digital-first business are ... There is now a serious need for traditional businesses ... way they operate and deliver their services. On ... partnerships between incumbents and technology start-ups, to bring new ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Analysis Reveals Gold Standard Mesothelioma Biomarker Still the Best, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Adjustable Height Tabletop Unit Invented by Three InventHelp® Clients (TOR-9278) 2Health News:Communities to Recognize Cancer Survivors, Raise Awareness on National Cancer Survivors Day® – Sunday, June 7 2Health News:Communities to Recognize Cancer Survivors, Raise Awareness on National Cancer Survivors Day® – Sunday, June 7 3Health News:Communities to Recognize Cancer Survivors, Raise Awareness on National Cancer Survivors Day® – Sunday, June 7 4Health News:Fourroux Prosthetics Atlanta to Have Grand Opening Gala & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 2Health News:Chief Digital Officer of Travelex joins Bayer, Abellio and Just Eat at The Open Mobile Summit London 2
... The Cardinal Health Foundation today announced that it ... a $100,000 grant to create education and outreach programs ... medication abuse and misuse in their communities. , According ... quarter of all Ohio high school students have reported ...
... LONDON, October 28 Even though no-one wants to admit it,the countdown ... at the,ubiquitous Christmas Party then follow the realbuzz.com guide to a healthier,you. ... living go out,the window, so now,s the time to turn your body ... be realbuzz.com if we didn,t offer this piece of,advice to start with! ...
... ... keys to exceptional marketing performance at your fingertips with his new web seminar hosted ... them will help pharmaceutical marketers understand what they can do to improve the effectiveness ... ...
... Ill., Oct. 28 Understanding the needs of patients ... providers, including enhancing safety and helping to stem the ... fact, many academic medical centers are turning to implementation ... quality of care for patients. , The Institute ...
... Oct. 27 Dr. Michael Feiz , lead surgeon at ... Lap Band surgeries than any other doctor. For ... is the answer they have been looking for to shed the ... with almost no scarring, Lap Band surgery has the ...
... Oct. 27 The St. Louis Cardinals, new hire of ... coach sends a message to all baseball and young people ... ," former White House drug policy spokesman Bob Weiner said ... the drugs? When McGwire used Andro (Androstenedione), now banned, he ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cardinal Health Foundation, The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy Join Forces to Prevent Prescription Medication Abuse 2Health News:The Countdown to Christmas - The realbuzz.com Guide to a Healthier You! 2Health News:5 Steps to Pharmaceutical Marketing Happiness 2Health News:UHC Benchmarking Project Focuses on Patient- and Family-Centered Care in Academic Medical Centers 2Health News:UHC Benchmarking Project Focuses on Patient- and Family-Centered Care in Academic Medical Centers 3Health News:Beverly Hills Doctor (drfeiz.com) Performs the World's Most Lap Band Surgeries 2Health News:Mark McGwire's Message: Cheat, Do Drugs, Cover Up When Congress Investigates, Says Ex-White House Drug Spokesman Bob Weiner; World Series Should Test Both Teams During Games 2
(Date:6/3/2015)... Research and Markets  ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rf4hfn/global ) ... Neurodegenerative Diseases Market 2015-2019" report to their ... to grow at a CAGR of 4.77% over ... the present scenario and the growth prospects of ... 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... June 3, 2015  EIP Pharma LLC ( www.eippharma.com ... clinical development of VX-745 in Alzheimer,s disease (AD) is ... and potent inhibitor of the alpha isoform of the ... alpha). "Recent human genetic data demonstrate that ... with symptomatic Alzheimer,s, while the science also indicates the ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... , June 02, 2015 Research and ... the "Europe Ultrasound Devices Market - Growth, Trends ... offering. Currently, the European market is dominated ... of France and ... increasing incidences of chronic diseases in these regions. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Neurodegenerative Diseases Market 2015-2019 - Reformulation of Marketed Drugs 2EIP Pharma announces first patient dosing in phase 2 clinical studies of a novel brain-targeted anti-inflammatory drug candidate, VX-745, for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD) 2EIP Pharma announces first patient dosing in phase 2 clinical studies of a novel brain-targeted anti-inflammatory drug candidate, VX-745, for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD) 3European Ultrasound Devices Market Report 2015-2019 2
... May 4, 2012  PRO-DEX, INC. (NasdaqCM: PDEX) today announced ... months ended March 31, 2012. (Logo: ... reported a loss from continuing operations of $513,000, or ... 31, 2012 compared to income from continuing operations of ...
... (NASDAQ: AMGN ) will present at the Baird ... Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, Ill., beginning at 8:20 a.m. Central ... Amgen, will present. Live audio of the presentation can be ... , under Investors. About Amgen ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 2Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 3Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 4Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 5Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 6Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 7Pro-Dex, Inc. Announces Fiscal Third Quarter and Nine Month Results 8
Designated most popular model or size. 3 mm tip....
Designated most popular model or size. Double-ended. 2 mm wide....
Designated most popular model or size. Slightly angled, 2 mm wide....
4 mm x 6 mm dissector end with shaft marked at 10 mm, 20 mm, 30 mm from tip. 6 mm wide curved elevator. Round knurled handle....
Medicine Products: