KSAT Q&A: Dr. Amelie Ramirez discusses new research program looking at Latino cancer survivorship

The study was funded by a $9.8 million grant by the National Cancer Institute

KSAT Q&A: Dr. Amelie Ramirez discuses new UT Health San Antonio research program looking at Latino cancer survivorship
KSAT Q&A: Dr. Amelie Ramirez discuses new UT Health San Antonio research program looking at Latino cancer survivorship

SAN ANTONIO – UT Health San Antonio Dr. Amelia Ramirez joins the KSAT Q&A to discuss a new Latino cancer survivorship study.

The following are a few takeaways from the conversation on Wednesday night.

  • There are 15 million Cancer Survivors in the United States.
  • The study is centered on Latino Cancer Survivors in Miami and San Antonio. Both are different communities and that’s what researchers want to see in the study.
  • 2-3,000 survivors are needed for this $9.8 million study funded by the National Cancer Institute.

Watch what Ramirez said in the video player above.

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