United States and the Republic of Chile Partner to Battle Cancer – 1
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. Cancer is a leading cause of death in Latin America.
Dr. Gomez: They have a tremendous problem in terms of the prevalence and the incidence of cancer in Latin America.
Narrator: Dr. Jorge Gomez is with the National Cancer Institute:
Dr. Gomez: And I think we haven’t seen the problem in the United States is because the Hispanic population here is a little bit younger so but we’ll see it in the near future. So we need to be prepared for that.
Narrator: A new NCI alliance with the Chilean Ministry of Health aims to accelerate progress against cancer by collaborating in a broad range of mutual research interests. For more information, visit www.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
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