Program Offers New Hope For Treating Childhood Cancer Worldwide

NBC News published this video item, entitled “Program Offers New Hope For Treating Childhood Cancer Worldwide” – below is their description.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the World Health Organization launched a program to make childhood cancer medications widely available to developing countries around the world. NBC News’ Catie Beck reports on a 4-year-old patient who was flown to the U.S. from Zambia for treatment, where her doctor was able to work with St. Jude surgeons.

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