MINNEAPOLIS--Living With Cancer: A Message of Hope, a conversation
with some of the nearly 10 million US cancer survivors, debuts
nationally on PBS, Friday, September 25, at 9:00 pm (check local
Narrated by Anne Bancroft and filmed at the Mayo Clinic Cancer
Center, Rochester, Minn, this 1-hour documentary recounts the
experiences of cancer survivors, including a 5-year-old leukemia
patient and her parents, a cardiologist with testicular cancer, and
an ovarian cancer survivor who celebrates "the miracle" of
her daughters birth. In addition, leading oncologists share new
cancer research and provide an overview of causes and preventive
steps to lower cancer risk.
The film is being presented on PBS by KTCA-TV, St. Paul/Minneapolis.
It debuts on the eve of The March . . . Coming Together to Conquer
Cancer, a national cancer awareness event sponsored by the National
Coalition for Cancer Sur-vivorship and others. It takes place in
Washington, DC, and other cities around the country on September 26.