October 7th, 2011

TLC’s ‘T-Boz’ discusses living with sickle cell anemia and surviving a brain tumor

CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins, singer with the chart-topping group ‘TLC,’  about living with sickle cell anemia and her risky surgery to treat a brain tumor.   She is now working on a new solo album and works to raise awareness for bone marrow treatments and blood diseases — particularly by encouraging more blood and marrow donations by African-Americans.  Her moving personal story can be read here.

This interview will air in its entirety on SANJAY GUPTA, M.D. on Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9 at 7:30am ET.