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Lung Cancer Test #100067

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 20, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Dr. Tim Johnson) Possible breakthrough in lowering death rate from lung cancer said coming with new test; details given, scenes shown. Yul Brynner's death recalled; scenes from his anti-smoking commercial shown. [Dr. Jeffrey GINGOLD - discusses patient Lavone Davis' case and results of early test.] [Dr. Joel BECHTEL - describes findings.] [DAVIS - comments.] [Dr. Geno SACCOMANNO - considers not running test negligent.] [American Cancer Society spokesperson Dr. Virgil LOBE - explains organization's lack of recommendation of test.] [SACCAMANNO - responds.] [Dr. John FROST - favors test combined with annual chest X-ray.]

Jennings, Peter;
Johnson, Tim

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