This week on Street Beat, host Syma Chowdhry and the Community Correspondents take Street Beat to the front lines in the battle against cancer.
First, Gael Sandoval, a volunteer with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, talks about this devastating illness, shares her story, and explains what is being done to find a cure.
Then Chris Vandenberg, the Executive Director of Kids Without Cancer, and Volunteer Coordinator Sue Sargent discuss the kinds of cancer affecting children and what they are doing to fund valuable research.
Then Community Correspondent Cindy Kainz talks to Dr. Jannifer Stromberg, Radiation Oncologist with the Beaumont Cancer Survivorship Program, about this program that promotes healing of mind, body and spirit through integrative practices and education before, during and after cancer treatment.
Finally, Dr. Elena Stoffel, the Director of the Cancer Genetics Clinic for the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Genetics Counselor Victoria Raymond, talk to Syma about the facility and the connection between genetics and cancer.
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