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Incarcerated Women: Cancer in Prison

May 23, 2018 - 7:55 am

Facing breast cancer is scary enough, but learning you have cancer while incarcerated comes with its own set of problems. Pamela Lorenz, an inmate in the Washington Correctional Center for women, found the lack of support groups and privacy as the most challenging parts of facing breast cancer in prison. She shares her story with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.

Photo by WCCW and Yuko Kodama

Producers Yuko Kodama and Ruth Bly