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Alfonso Bencomo Álvarez, PhD, on ALL, AML, and CML: Survival for Hispanic Patients Living Near the US/Mexico Border

AACR Virtual Annual Meeting 2020 II

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Alfonso Bencomo Álvarez, PhD, of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, discusses his retrospective study of the incidence and survival for patients with hematologic malignancies residing at the United States/Mexico border. The analysis showed that 10-year survival rates for Hispanic patients with ALL, AML, and CML were significantly lower for those who lived in El Paso than for those who lived elsewhere in Texas (Abstract 4343).



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