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Medicine: Women's Health Care / Breast Cancer #153197

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 13, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) Women's concerns about the breast cancer study advocating lumpectomies that were found to contain falsified data featured; scenes shown from Congressional hearings. [Breast cancer patient Jill SIGAL - testifies about the coverup by the National Cancer Institute and University of Pittsburgh.] [National Cancer Institute Samuel BRODER - defends findings.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Karen Burnes) Women's concern about the high breast cancer rates on Long Island that were finally answered when a New York state health department study found a link between chemical pollutants and breast cancer examined; map shown of the area having over 800 chemical plants. [Breast cancer victim Beatrice LeWINTER, Mount Sinai Hospital Dr. Mary WOLFF - comment.]

Burnes, Karen;
Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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