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Do Hispanic people have lower rates of common cancers?

Hispanic people have lower rates of common cancers when compared to non-Hispanic whites. This may come from the genetic "mix" that many Hispanic people have. Certain cancers related to infections and viruses still tend to be more common in Hispanic people. And according to the American Cancer Society, cancer is still the leading cause of death for Hispanic people in the United States.

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