Why cancer is so hard to fight in rural Kentucky

Aired: 3/25/2016 | 0:08:41 | Clip
Cancer is epidemic in eastern Kentucky, a result of medical illiteracy, limited access to care, unhealthy lifestyles and poverty. In fact, life expectancy in the region is five years shorter than the rest of the nation. But state health officials are aiming to change that with comprehensive prevention and education initiatives. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports.

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