Local War on Cancer

CBS 42 Local War on Breast Cancer special airs Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- CBS 42 has turned its set pink as we report on efforts to fight the local war on breast cancer.

From personal stories of survival to information on breast cancer detection, treatment, and cutting edge research, CBS 42 has made a commitment to do our part to help battle breast cancer. 

Tomorrow, Oct. 18, 2018, CBS 42 brings you a half our special report on new advanced treatment to battle cancer right here in Birmingham.  

"We have cutting edge research we bring in about $100 million of NIH-driven federal government money to the city of Birmingham and the surrounding area and then we have multiple disease centers including a terrific one for breast cancer that provide cancer care," Dr. Michael Birr, director at UAB Cancer Center said. 

Join us tomorrow night for a 30-minute CBS 42 news special highlighting the Local War on Breast Cancer at 6:30 p.m. CT. 

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