Fighting the Cancer Threat to African Americans

Health care advocates from around the country are meeting in Bethesda, Md., to discuss one of the greatest health threats to African Americans: cancer. Among the attendees will be grant recipients from a new, $95-million federal health initiative. Ed Gordon talks with the physician leading the initiative, Dr. Harold Freeman.



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