Are Cancer Rates Going Up Among Hispanics?

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By Molly Grady

Cancer has replaced heart disease as the leading cause of death among Hispanics in the United States.

A new report says it's not because cancer rates are going up among Hispanic Americans, but because heart disease treatments are improving.

The study says it's also because most Hispanic Americans are less than 55 years old, and heart disease tends to affect older people.

 



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