Broads You Should Know

Dr. Jane Cook Wright — Revolutionized Cancer Research [Sam Eggers]

July 8, 2020

This week, Sam talks about Dr. Jane Cook Wright, the first Black & first female President of the New York Cancer Society!

At the age of 33, Dr. Wright was appointed the director of the Cancer Research Foundation at Harlem Hospital, where she revolutionized cancer research, specifically the practices with which we determine how best to fight it. To learn more about her amazing accomplishments, check out the full episode & then head to for more resources!


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