Papers On Skin Cancer

Papers On Skin Cancer

… from disease are significantly high for the migrant worker population. In the lower Rio Grande Valley and all along the Texas-Mexico border, women are dying at twice the national rate of cervical cancer, a disease that is quite treatable if detected early enough. Tuberculosis and liver disease rates are twice as high along the border as in the remainder of the state. (Pinkerton)
The situation in …

… yet complete.
A study published last year in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine showed that Hispanic farm workers in California have much higher incidents of leukemia, as well as brain, stomach, and skin cancers. The study did not, however, establish a clear link between the cancer rates and pesticide exposure. (Lanzendorfer)
What is evident though, is that unless we start to recognize that this problem is …

… Joy Silent Suffering North Bay farm workers face a healthcare crisis. Online at Metro Publishing, from the May 30-June 5, 2002 issue of the North Bay Bohemian. Available: http://www.metroactive.com/papers/sonoma/05.30.02/farmworkers-0222.html. (1/11/03)

Pinkerton, James. (May 2002). Health Care: Crisis at the Border. Online at the Grande Valley Bureau Houston Chronicle. Available: http://namiscc.org/Advocacy/ …

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