There are so many facts I can give you about cancer in Latinos but I'll only give you a few. Cancer is actually the third leading cause of death in Latinos trailing right before heart problems. As you all know by now my fraternity brother is currently fighting cancer. Although the tumors are back, he is strong and will defeat it. in 2006, it was estimated about 39,000 men would be diagnosed with cancer and over 42,000 for women. For more cancer facts and figures in Latinos, click here for a full study.
Last Friday during my fraternity's 5th Annual Stroll Show, we raised a little over $1200 for the American Cancer Society. Para mas informacion on how to help, visit latinascontracancer.org or the American Cancer Society.