#SaludTues Tweetchat 10/4: Latinas and Breast Cancer


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tweetchat-promo-10-4-16Breast cancer is still the No. 1 killer of U.S. Latinas.

To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October and Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), let’s tweet about the latest progress in Latina breast cancer research, the importance of breast cancer screening, and tips for prevention and survivorship at the #SaludTues Tweetchat on Oct. 4.

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: Latinas and Breast Cancer: The Facts Everyone Should Know
  • DATE/TIME: Noon CST (1 p.m. EDT) Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludToday
  • CO-HOSTS: Susan G. Komen (@SusanGKomen & @komensanantonio) and the American Cancer Society (@AmericanCancer & @ACSSanAntonio)
  • SPECIAL GUESTS: Texas A&M Health Science Center (@tamhsc)

We’ll open the floor to your stories and experiences as we explore:

  • How important is the issue of breast cancer for Latinas?
  • How do culture and lifestyle impact Latinas?
  • What stories, resources, and tips are available to help reduce the risk of breast cancer?

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that can help prevent Latina cancer!

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign for the team at Salud America! and the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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