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For US Hispanics, cancer top killer, not heart

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NEW YORK (AP) — Cancer is now the leading killer of Hispanics in the U.S. — the latest sign it's beginning to displace heart disease as the nation's top cause of death.

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The rest of the country may not be far behind, "probably in the next 10 years," said Rebecca Siegel of the American Cancer Society. She is the lead author of a study reporting the new findings.

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