ASCO 2019: Breast Cancer in the Hispanic Community

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17% of the breast cancer community is Hispanic, but only 1% participate in clinical trials,” says patient advocate and two-time breast cancer survivor Barbara Segarra-Vazquez. How can clinical trial research better reflect the diverse patient population? On-site in Chicago at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting, Barbara discusses her advocacy work making the Hispanic voice heard and promoting inclusivity in research. Barbara also shares advice for self-advocacy and empowerment for those living with breast cancer.

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