Cancer now top cause of death among Hispanics

By Tommy Hawkins, News 20 at Five

The American Cancer Society says the number one cause of death among Hispanics is cancer. The report says 33,000 Hispanics are expected to die from cancer this year. Cancer replaces heart disease as the number one cause of death among the Latino community. Hispanics make up the fastest growing demographic in America. They account for almost 17 percent of the U.S. population.

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A 4th-year broadcast journalism student at Florida A&M University and a web producer for FAMU TV-20's News 20 at 5.

Posted on October 9, 2012, in News. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off.

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