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Cancer 101, Part 1: Understanding a Diagnosis (2011)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-09

Duration: 00:29:18

Subjects: Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge | Health | Cancer


  • Brooks, B.J, Jr. Speaker
  • Riche, Mimi Speaker


The first part of the four-part Cancer 101 series presented by the Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge on June 9, 2011. In this session, Dr. B. J. Brooks, Jr. of the Ochsner Health Center provides an overview for understanding a cancer diagnosis, including what causes cancer, cancer terminology, interpreting medical reports and the stages of cancer.