Somos Latinas Contra Cancer

Our mission is to create an inclusive health care system that provides services to the underserved Latino population around issues of cancer


Our Programs

Health Education / Patient Navigation / Survivor Support

Health Education

Latinas Contra Cancer works to educate individuals on the importance of early detection and screening through community events, cancer health bingos, and partnerships with local organizations.

Survivor Support

 Latinas Contra Cancer hosts a monthly Spanish Language survivor support group along with a calendar of events aimed at encouraging self- care for survivors and caregivers and building community

Patient Navigation

Latinas Contra Cancer provides patient navigation in Spanish and in English and helps guide clients to economic and social resources available to them so that they may better access cancer prevention and treatment

Wig & Breast Prosthesis Boutique

This unique space provides to cancer survivors a personalized shopping experience with caring staff and trained mastectomy fitters in English and Spanish at no cost to our clients.

Mother's Day Walk

We walked for our health. We walked in memory of our loved ones. We walked for survivors.We walked for equity. We walked for a cure. We walked for each other.

National Latino Cancer Summit

Join LCC for the 7th Biennial Summit happening summer of 2020!. It will be a program packed with exciting speakers, cutting edge panel discussions, learning labs and interactive science cafes

Where the Money Goes

Your donation or sponsorship is critical to the success of Latinas Contra Cancer. Learn how Latinas Contra Cancer use your important investment.

Latina Leadership

Our Founder – Ysabel Duron

Our Founder – Ysabel Duron

Founder In 2003, award-winning San Francisco Bay Area journalist Ysabel Duron founded Latinas Contra Cáncer in San Jose, CA. In 12 years, LCC has become an agency that advocates and serves the community. For the benefit of stakeholders,...

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