ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 07, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Bethesda, Maryland: George Strait) Prostate cancer's occurrence rate among men, its diagnosis and treatment examined; details given, scenes shown. [Dr. Fred LEE - explains disease's greatest danger; recalls own experience.] [Dr. Patrick WALSH - explains controversy over using ultra-sound to detect prostate cancer.] Japan mentioned having highest prostate cancer rate in world. [WALSH - cites advantages of new drug Lupron.] Possible public health benefits from President Reagan's experience considered.
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