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National Minority Cancer Awareness Week

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 13, 1992)
Duration: 00:28:51

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Themes: Africa and African-Americans | Poverty, Progress, and the Rise of African-American Businesses and Professionals |

Guests: Zora Brown, Patti LaBelle, Arthur Porter, Edna Batiste, Archilind Franklin, Sheresa Tomlin
Host : Cliff Russell
Producer : Carlota Almanza


Summary: Department of Radiation Oncology chairman Arthur Porter, M.D., Detroit Health Department administrator Edna Batiste, Director of Minority Health Education at the Michigan Cancer Foundation Archilind Franklin, and cancer survivor Sheresa Tomlin discuss the need for cancer awareness initiatives targeted to the black community. Includes clips from the recent cancer awareness summit, an information session at a church, an awareness-raising music video, and a "Race for the Cure" marathon.