Race may play role in presentation of triple-negative breast cancer in hispanic women

Apr 3, 2012 Full story: EurekAlert! 43

Hispanic women in Puerto Rico who have triple-negative breast cancer share similar disease characteristics with Hispanic women in California, suggesting that race plays a significant role in the presentation of triple-negative breast cancer among Hispanic women.

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to make dave happy

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#43 Apr 12, 2012
To make Dave happy

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#44 Aug 24, 2013
Gail Perry wrote:
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TPMP wrote:
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"but ... maybe you should"
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Whtever, lady!.
You are new to this forum and you are not aware of the dynamics here.
She knows what i was refering to...So don't be so quick to judge.
Perhaps this thread is posting somewhere else besides the PR forum.
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In any case.
You are obviouly a passionate advocate for Brest cancer research. I salute you in your efforts if you are genuine. It is a plague that must be erdicated as all cancer should be.
El trajo un punto muy claro e inteligente. Muy diferente a tu estilo. deal with it!! "
First of all, I'm female.
Second of all, please don't use me to insult others. It makes you look bad.(You, not your target.)
What -- did you think I no hablo Espaņol?
I can care less if you speak Spanish or not, I was responding to TMP.... I am not using you, just agreed with your point of view.
So diplomatic, at first but turning to be worst than us. lol
To make Dave happy

San Juan, Puerto Rico

#45 Aug 24, 2013
Gail Perry wrote:
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I'm seeing this from the BREAST CANCER FORUM. Pleae don't use my posts as a sprinboard for insulting other people, but I figured out a LONG time ago that not everyone looks like me, speaks like me, eats the foods I grew up with, or has the same cultural references.
That makes me very happy. We deliberately bought a home in a multi-cultural area so our children would not grow up hearing about people of other cultures and races but not knowing them. It worked. They both have a network of friends from many cultures and backgrounds. I have done my part to lower the amount of bigotry in our fine country.
But I am seeing all this from a breast cancer forum. I would appreciate it if YOU would accept that and save any personal vendettas for other threads. Por favor ...
Please explain where I said I was Puerto Rican. I never said that. I am German, Irish, and English. I even listed all the countries my children have in their family tree, and Puerto Rico was never mentioned.
This topic was about BREAST CANCER. YOU chose to make it about "race" even as you explained how wrong that was. You are the one weighed down with assumptions.
Fortunately researchers don't carry your burden, and in spite of people with your attitudes, this article about race and breast cancer will, ultimately, save the lives of some Hispanic women, including Puerto Rican woman whatever their family trees.
Gail this has nothing to do with your post, is just that one of the members has a problem and denies our African ancestry. About you been puertorican?? I am responding to tmp..... So calm down. He always mentions our Spain and indian ancestors but refuse to mention our afrincan ancestor that make us puertoricans.

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