Advances In Breast Cancer Therapies

A researcher at the Vermont Cancer Center has published a massive study of surgical breast cancer patients that shows hope for less invasive cancer treatment. Also, Dartmouth College’s history in training Native Americans to be Christian ministers, and another Report From Afghanistan.

VT Edition: Cancer rates

VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with two Fletcher Allen surgeons about how they interpret slowing cancer rate data and about the work they’re doing in Vermont to battle the disease.

Dragon Boat Festival this weekend

This weekend more than 80 teams of rowers will be in the water at Burlington Harbor for the annual Dragon Boat Festival. For many of the competitors, Dragon Boat racing isn’t just a sport – it’s a way of recovering from and raising money for breast cancer.