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Thursday, April 7, 2016

“Promotoras” May Help Improve Breast Cancer Screening Rates Among Latino Women

HealthImaging (4/6, Hocter) reports that research indicated that “follow-up visits from trained community health workers known as ‘promotoras’ have been shown to improve breast cancer screening rates among Latino women.” Investigators found that “promotora visits improved the rate of screening mammography by more than 8 percent when compared to normal care strategies.” The findings were published in Cancer Epidemiology. 

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