HealthConnections: Tennessee's Cancer Report Card

Sep 11, 2018

The American Cancer Society's "How Do You Measure Up?" report measures each of the fifty states in nine areas considered important for cancer treatment and prevention. This year, Tennessee recieved below-average marks.

In this edition of HealthConnections, a look at Tennessee's cancer report card. Advocate and cancer survivor Michael Holtz speaks with Dr. Carole Myers about where Tennessee ranked in categories that range from palliative care to screenings and prevention.

A regional leader for the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network, Holtz is also author of the 2015 book It's Not Harder Than Cancer.