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Medicine: Cancer Drug Shortage #1014635

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 13, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) The shortage of a cancer leukemia drug, methotrexate, for children examined; details given about the reasons for the shortage of this and other cancer drugs. [Cancer patient's father Mark SCHONEVELD††- talks about treating her leukemia.] [Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Dr. John MARIS††- says children could die without the drug methotrexate††.] The lack of Congressional legislation to help the FDA avert the drug supply crisis discussed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
LaPook, Jon
Duration:
00:02:40

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