Asian american women cancer
Asian Americans and cancer. two Asian women talking on the street. Photo by Pascal Müller on Unsplash. Cancer doesn't affect all ethnic groups the same. Introduction: Given rising rates of breast cancer in parts of Asia, immigrant Asian American women in the United States may have higher rates of breast cancer. Asian Am Pac Isl J Health. Autumn;4(4) Cervical Cancer among Asian American Women: A Neglected Publica Health Problem? Taylor VM(1). Jan 19, · A new report from the American Cancer Society details the rates of new cancer cases and the rates of cancer deaths among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs). The rates vary widely among this population, mostly because of significant differences in exposure to cancer risk factors. Although Asian/Pacific Islander women are 30 percent less likely to have breast cancer than white women, they are twice as likely to have stomach cancer. Both Asian/Pacific Islander men and women have and times, respectively, the incidence of liver & IBD cancer . Brittany N. Morey is a postdoctoral researcher in UC Riverside's School of Public Policy. To tease out some of the nuances surrounding breast cancer risk and nativity, Morey and her co-authors collected data from Asian American women living in the San Francisco Bay Area, which is home to the highest concentration of Asian Americans in the U.S. outside Hawai‘i.