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How Diahann Carroll Raised Breast Cancer Awareness
From: Diahann Carroll
In 1997, Diahann Carroll was diagnosed with breast cancer. While undergoing radiation treatment, she allowed reporter Connie Chung to follow her around with a news crew to raise awareness about the disease, its diagnosis and its treatment. Watch as the Tony winner discusses the reluctance she felt before deciding to share her experience and what pushed her to open up on national television.
Published on June 11, 2013