Washington has the second-highest death rate for breast cancer in the nation. Despite that statistic, the number of women getting mammograms is on the decline. Join Kojo for a look at the obstacles to treatment, the latest on prevention programs, and why disparities in minority death rates exist.


  • Carolyn Hendricks, MD Oncologist, Suburban Hospital-Bethesda
  • Susan Butler Executive Director, DC Cancer Coalition
  • Diane Balma Vice-President of Public Policy, The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

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