September 15, 2004

Cancer: Courage and New Hope

Spokane, WA -- One out of five people will get cancer in his or her lifetime. But, with early detection and sophisticated new treatments, it can be controlled and often cured. From expert advice to personal stories, KREM 2's "Cancer: Courage and New Hope" explores the latest medical breakthroughs as well as new research that's helping cancer patients live longer and healthier.

KREM 2 News anchor Nadine Woodward hosts this hour-long program airing Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. on KREM 2.

"Cancer: Courage and New Hope" targets Washington's top five cancers: lung, colon, breast, prostate and skin. Featured in the special are the latest advances in cancer research, including a new vaccine for breast and ovarian cancer, the latest technology in early detection and new studies on cancer prevention.

Also, Pam Colford talks about the advances in detection and treatment that have occurred in the 11 years since her husband, former KREM 2 anchor Peter Colford, died of colon cancer.

Plus, experts share breakthrough research that reveals what types of food can cut your cancer risk in half, how much exercise is enough to prevent cancer and how to cancer-proof your children.

"Cancer: Courage and New Hope" will be rebroadcast Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. on WB22 and Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. on Northwest Cable News.

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