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Medicine / Cancer & Fertility #1133019

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 30, 2014
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(Studio: Margaret Brennan) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) A treatment for women with breast cancer that doesn’t jeopardize their fertility examined; details given about the use of a hormone blocker that shuts down the ovaries during chemotherapy; study findings cited. [Patient Stephanie MOISIO††- comments.] [Oncologist Dr. Halle MOORE††- notes ovaries are at increased risk from the effects of chemotherapy.] The effectiveness of the treatment for other types of cancer discussed.

Brennan, Margaret;
LaPook, Jon

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