#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/17: Childhood Cancer Disparities


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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

15,780 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer every year, according to the American Cancer Childhood Organization. 25% of those children will not survive the disease.

Additionally, Latino and black children are more likely to die of numerous childhood cancers than their white counterparts.

Let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 to tweet about childhood cancer disparities.

  • What: #SaludTues Tweetchat – Childhood Cancer Disparities
  • Time/Date: 1-2P.M. ET (Noon-1P.M. CT), Tuesday, September 17, 2019
  • Where: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • Host: @SaludAmerica
  • SPECIAL GUESTS: Solving Kids’ Cancer (@SolveKidsCancer)
  • HASHTAGS: #SaludTues #ChildhoodCancerAwareness

We will open the floor to your comments, tips, and stories as we explore:

  • Current research
  • Emerging ways to address childhood cancer disparities
  • Resources for families

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that can help promote minority health!

Click here to learn about the Salud America! #SaludTues tweetchats, see upcoming and past tweetchats, and see how you can get involved.

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