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Story Publication logo November 5, 2013

In Uganda, "Cancer Is Death"

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Worldwide, more people die from cancer than from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria – combined.Yet...

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Image by Joanne Silberner.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S. is a fanfare of pink paraphernalia. But in developing nations like Uganda, cancer is stigmatized to the point that families often lie about their loved one's cause of death. Host Michel Martin speaks with journalist Joanne Silberner about her award-winning reporting on cancer around the world.

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