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  • Latinas Contra Cancer Latinas Contra Cancer

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Mission Statement

To create an inclusive health care system that provides services to the underserved Latino population around issues of breast and other cancers. Latinas Contra Cancer is raising awareness about cancer in the Latino community, increasing access to quality care, working to decrease mortality and improving the quality of the health care experience.

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Since 2003, Latinas Contra Cancer, a San Jose based health advocacy organization, has been addressing the void in culturally and linguistically sensitive programs that meet the healthcare needs of Latinos around issues of cancer.

Since its inception, Latinas Contra Cancer has educated over 4,000 community members, moved hundreds of women and men into cancer screenings and navigated over 400 patients through cancer treatment and survivorship.

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