A weekly hour of programming devoted to womanist/feminist perspectives on news and culture, on listener-sponsored KPFA Radio, 94.1 FM in Berkeley
Monday, April 5, 2010
April 5: Focus on Cancer Prevention and Treatment for Women
Late last year, the Preventive Services Task Force stunned the country with a report on the advisability and effectiveness of standard breast cancer prevention techniques. Eryn Matthewson of Women's Magazine interviewed Barbara Brenner, founder of Breast Cancer Action, about how she views the task force's advice.
Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable diseases there is, yet 300,000 Global South women die each year for lack of simple treatments. Preeti Mangala Shekar talks to Dr. Kay Taylor of Prevention International: No Cervical Cancer, who is working to remedy this disparity in women's health care.