As Latinas Contra Cancer turns its eye on Precision Medicine for its upcoming 2016 National Latino Cancer Summit, we invite you to read this newly released article.

It turns a spotlight on the lack of enough critical research on minorities.

The article by a team of scientists at UCSF says ignoring ethnic and racial diversity of the US population is a missed, scientific opportunity to fully understand the factors that lead to disease or health.

One of the authors is Dr. Esteban Burchard, a geneticist and member of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Committee. Dr. Burchard is the Keynote Speaker at our July Summit in San Francisco.  Click here to learn more.