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Prescription for Health: Breast Cancer (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-10-11

Duration: 00:04:58

Subjects: Whitfield, Rani G. | Health | Breast cancer

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee

Description

This “Prescription for Health” segment from the October 11, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield on Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Whitfield discusses: the risk factors for breast cancer in women; the increasing rate of breast cancer in African American women; the work of the Susan G. Komen Foundation; and the upcoming breast cancer awareness events around the state.