ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 17, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: George Strait) Evidence that experimental drug Taxol, which comes from the bark of the Pacific yew tree, can be used in the treatment of breast cancer examined. [M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Dr. Frankie HOLMES - shows on x-rays how Taxol helps.] [Cancer victim Marilyn KING - comments.] [National Cancer Institute director Dr. Samuel BRODER - cites limits of Taxol.] Use of Taxol in treatment of other kinds of cancer noted. [KING - comments further.]
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