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Full Show: New Prostate Cancer Treatment Developed At Rice, Upcoming Theater District Season, And Photographer Fred Baldwin (Aug. 27, 2019)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A new treatment for prostate cancer, previewing the upcoming season in Houston’s Theater District, a documentary about the power of water, and photographer Fred Baldwin.



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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A new cancer therapy invented at Rice University is helping patients beat prostate cancer without the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy, invasive surgery, and radiation. We learn how it works and how it helped local television meteorologist Frank Billingsley.

Then, Houston Public Media’s Ernie Manouse previews the upcoming season in Houston’s Theater District, which held its annual open house over the weekend.

Also this hour: Jackson Neal, Houston's youth poet laureate, talks about his accomplishments and his role producing a new literary podcast. Plus, the new documentary Aquarela tells the story of water's dangerous power around the world.

And Houston photographer Fred Baldwin talks about his storied career and how a chance encounter with artist Pablo Picasso changed the trajectory of his life.


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