M3R Short – Term Strategies & Initiatives

#1 – GETTING THE WORD OUT

(At the 1871 – 619 Black History Month Wellness Vendor Fair with Empirical Radiance)

#2 – SHORT MESSAGES

#MoreMinoritiesinMedicalResearch

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Black men have the highest rate of prostate cancer deaths, more than twice as high as any other group.

Hispanic man and women are almost twice as likely to have, and to die, from liver cancer.

Hispanic women are 40 percent more likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer than non-Hispanic women.

Hispanic women are 30 percent are more likely to die from it, compared to non-Hispanic women.

Black men are 70 percent more likely to die from a stroke compared to non-Hispanic whites.