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National Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 13, 1992)
Guests: Zora Brown, Patti LaBelle, Arthur Porter, Edna Batiste, Archilind Franklin, Sheresa Tomlin
Host: Cliff Russell
Producer : Carlota Almanza
Duration: 00:28:51
Description: This show is about how blacks have a higher death rate from cancer and how that can be changed through awareness, early detection, and education. It begins with footage of a speech given by Zora Brown, who was on the National Cancer Advisory Board, National Cancer Institute. She is also the founder of Cancer Awareness Program Services and Breast Cancer Resource Committee. There is also a music video clip and statement from the singer, Patti LaBelle. Guests include Dr. Arthur Porter, the director of Radiation Oncology at Harper Hospital; Edna Batiste of the Detroit Health Department; Archilind Franklin, the director of Minority Health Education for the Michigan Cancer Foundation; and Sheresa Tomlin, a survivor of cancer.