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Cynthia Nixon on "Wit"

Friday, February 03, 2012

Tony– and Emmy Award–winner Cynthia Nixon discusses her role in “Wit,” where she portrays a brilliant and exacting poetry professor undergoing an experimental treatment for cancer. A scholar who devoted her life to academia, she must now face the irony and injustice of becoming the subject of research.

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Comments [1]

Laura from Brooklyn, New York

I hope this interview and play raise awareness about ovarian cancer. We do not yet have adequate screening methods for this cancer, most insurance companies do not cover screening, and the cancer has extremely high mortality rates. We have a ways to go until we are adequately protecting women from this disease.

Feb. 03 2012 12:52 PM

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