Season 15, Episode 6 Battles in the War on Cancer: Turning the Tide

First Aired: February 23, 1988

"Breast Cancer: Turning the Tide" concludes the two-part "Battles in the War on Cancer" with breakthroughs in treatment and research. Included: lumpectomies; factors that may contribute to the disease; and differences in cancer rates between American and Asian women. Host: Jane Pauley.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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