Kate Pickert

journalism professor at Loyola Marymount University; former health care reporter for Time magazine; author of “Radical: The Science, Culture, and History of Breast Cancer in America”

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Kate Pickert on KCRW

Journalist Kate Pickert was 35 when she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer.

Breast cancer: Lots of attention, little understanding

Journalist Kate Pickert was 35 when she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer.

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