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A Latina in the middle of the battle against cancer

 05/11/2016 - 14:56
Irma H. Russo in a file photo

After more than four decades tirelessly investigating the causes of cancer, Dr. Irma H. Russo passed away in 2013 from the very disease she fought. She left a medical and social legacy behind her that is still affecting us today. This is her story.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 2:40pm
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Demonstrators participate in a march in order to commemorate the International Women's Day in Santiago de Chile, Chile, 08 March 2016, where they asked for the end of discrimination and the decriminalization of abortion. The text reads ' I can choose'. EPA/MARIO RUIZ
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