WGN-TV to Air Award-Winning “Stories of Hope: Facing Breast Cancer,” A Half-Hour Special to Support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, WGN-TV Chicago and WGN America will air “Stories of Hope: Facing Breast Cancer,” a half-hour locally produced program on Thursday, October 25 at 9:30pm CT, immediately following WGN News at Nine. Encores can be seen on CLTV on Thursday, October 25 at 11:30pm CT and Saturday, October 27 at 5pm CT.
“Stories of Hope: Facing Breast Cancer” will include discussions with doctors and healthcare professionals about advancements in diagnosis and treatments, as well as regaining one’s life after a diagnosis. This special is sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
WGN News medical reporter Dina Bair and WGN entertainment reporter Dean Richards will host the special that will feature inspiring survivor stories including that of actress Maura Tierney. “Stories of Hope: Facing Breast Cancer” was a winner of a 2011 Emmy Award.
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) is dedicated to increasing awareness of breast cancer issues, especially the importance of early detection of breast cancer through screening mammography, clinical breast examination and, for women 20 years of age and older, breast self-examination.