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Using “Intimate Words” to Battle Cervical Cancer in Rural Mexico

What if you didn't have the words to tell your doctor what was bothering you? What if what was bothering you was considered taboo in your culture--something that you aren't supposed to talk about, even with your doctor? And what if the fact that you can't talk openly about this topic cost you your life? This is the case for many women in indigenous rural Mexican communities, where the most common cause of death among women is cervical cancer--a type of cancer that is both treatable an… [Read More]
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