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Cancer is the biggest killer of Asian-American women in California

Asian-American women disproportionately suffer from cancer claims a resent Californian study. Cancer is the primary cause of death for Asian-American women in California. These women are also less likely to have their cancer detected at an early stage. The main cancers for this group of women are pharynx, cervical, stomach and liver cancer. These cancers may be due to a diet high in salted, smoke and pickled foods.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Mercury News

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About: Cancer is the biggest killer of Asian-American women in California

Date: 23 October 2004

Source: The Mercury News


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