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The Takeaway

Under Her Skin: Living with Breast Cancer

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Over the last 30 years, researches have documented a widening survival divide between black and white women with breast cancer.  Three African American women share their stories.
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The Takeaway

Under Her Skin: Living with Breast Cancer

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Over the past 30 years, researchers have found a widening survival divide between black and white women diagnosed with breast cancer. Three African American women share their stories.
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The Takeaway

From Angelina Jolie to Me: Facing The Risk of Cancer

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Allison Gilbert has a lot in common with Angelina Jolie Pitt. Both women lost their mothers to cancer, and both also made decisions to remove their ovaries and their breasts.

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The Takeaway

The Weekender: Stories of Surviving Breast Cancer

Saturday, February 07, 2015

This is a special podcast focused on our six-month-long audio storytelling series, "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer."

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The Takeaway

Looking Forward to a Life Without Breast Cancer

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The women behind The Takeaway's series "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer" reflect on their diagnoses, the prognoses and how they've coped.

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The Takeaway

Under Her Skin: Cancer, Family, and Faith

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

In the latest installment of the “Under Her Skin” series, 28-year-old breast cancer patient Crystal Miller explains how her diagnosis has changed her relationships to family and faith.

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The Takeaway

Experiencing Breast Cancer From a Distance

Friday, October 31, 2014

The friends and family members of the women of "Under Her Skin" share what it's been like to watch their loved ones battle breast cancer.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Cancer From a Distance, Defying Authority, and Rethinking School Sports

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Takeaway explores what it's like to a loved one battle breast cancer, we examine Kaci Hickox's Ebola quarantine defiance, and question the value of school sports.

The Takeaway

Under Her Skin: Stories of Living With Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 18, 2014

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Takeaway is delivering you a special edition of our weekend podcast.

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The Takeaway

Courage in The Face of Cancer

Friday, October 10, 2014

Anita is one of the three women we're following in our series "Under Her Skin: Living with Breast Cancer." At 55, she's a portrait of a woman who knows herself inside and out.

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The Takeaway

Navigating The Journey of Breast Cancer

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The three women of The Takeaway's series "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer" bring us up to date on their journeys.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Breakthroughs in Parkinson's Treatment and Breast Cancer Genes Win Lasker Awards

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Mary-Claire King tells us about her discovery the BRCA1 gene locus and Dr. Alim Louis Benabid explains his pioneering research in treating Parkinson's disease.

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The Takeaway

The ACA & Combating Serious Illnesses

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The Affordable Care Act has changed the healthcare landscape in the United States, particularly for Americans fighting serious illnesses.

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The Takeaway

Chasing the Costs of Cancer

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

From $5 co-pays to $38,000 operations, the costs of living with and treating breast cancer vary widely, and it's left many patients and their families strapped and confused.

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The Takeaway

Under Her Skin: Life With Cancer Continues

Friday, August 15, 2014

For the three women featured in "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer," there has been no pause, and no intermission between Act I and Act II. Life with cancer continues.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: A Nigerian Folk Hero, A Changing Body, and A Character Study

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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The Takeaway

Confronting a Body Changed By Cancer

Friday, August 01, 2014

What do you see when cancer becomes a mirror for a lifetime of self-examination, self-scrutiny and self-reflection? We check in with the three women profiled in “Under Her Skin.”

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The Takeaway

Women with Breast Cancer, Trying to Find Their Way Back to 'Normal'

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

African-American women with a breast cancer diagnosis face particularly difficult odds. Three black women fighting the disease document their experiences through audio diaries.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender!

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The Takeaway

Fighting Breast Cancer for a Second Time: Anita Coleman's Advice for the Rookies

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Anita Coleman was diagnosed with breast cancer in February of this year, at the age of 54. Anita successfully fought the disease once before, in 2001.

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