Living Minute Series – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

South Florida PBS’ Health Channel is highlighting innovations in Breast Cancer in its Living Minute Series, featuring clinical advances that may soon translate into improved care, cutting-edge technology and treatments that are fueling progress.

The Living Minute series consists of one-minute daily reports infused with health and hope covering a range of topics. Reports air on South Florida PBS’ channels, WPBT, WXEL and Health Channel and are shared on social media @AllHealthGo and digital platforms ( Every day, reports are shared  with PBS stations across the country through MyPBS and Wavelength at no cost.

Click below to see two of the 75+ produced so far:
Breast Cancer in African American Women:  Mortality rate for breast cancer is 39% higher in Black women, according to the National Cancer Institute. Lack of access to care and health insurance may be major contributing factors.

Fast Treatment Can Affect Breast Cancer Survival: Research from the Cleveland Clinic shows that completing all phases of breast cancer treatment within a certain timeframe can lengthen survival rates for forms of the disease.

Additional topics covered:
Sugar and Cancer; Age-Related Eye Disease and Saving Women’s Lives During a Heart Attack.

The Living Minute series is made possible by Thermo Fisher’s ReadyCheckGo program a streamlined protocol for students, K-12, to swab and submit samples for testing each day.  K-12 coronavirus testing can be quickly implemented with the Thermo Fisher Scientific ReadyCheckGo testing program. With pooled sampling to keep costs more efficient, swabbing is done by students themselves, and prepaid return shipping to the testing facility, this program is designed to make in-school coronavirus testing an easy reality for students, educators, and parents alike.

About South Florida PBS:
SOUTH FLORIDA PBS is Florida’s largest public media company, including public broadcasting stations WXEL-TV, serving the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast, WPBT2, serving Miami-Dade and Broward counties, and South Florida PBS’ newest digital channel, the Health Channel, (a division of AllHealthGo). AllHealthGo’s 24/7 television channel, Health Channel and AHG’s multi-platform health and wellness service consists of over 1000 hours of content, robust social media platforms, exceptional digital assets, free health counseling service, telehealth services (AllHealthGo Telehealth Care) and weekly virtual and in-person community outreach.

SOURCE South Florida PBS; Health Channel

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