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Prescription for Health: Colon Cancer (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-03-01

Duration: 00:06:24

Subjects: Whitfield, Rani G. | Health | Breast cancer | Colorectal cancer


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee


This “Prescription for Health” segment from the March 1, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield on Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Whitfield discusses: the upcoming Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event in Baton Rouge for breast cancer; the recent statistics for colorectal cancer; the risk factors and symptoms for colon cancer; and the importance of early detection.