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Medicine: Japan / Brain Cancer / Nuclear Reactors #158299

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 13, 1995
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(Studio: Barbara Walters) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: Mark Litke) Japan's experimental use of nuclear reactors to treat a viral kind of brain cancer examined; scenes shown to illustrate how boron neutron capture therapy (BNCP) is performed using an old nuclear reactor to carry out a form of radiation treatment. [Dr. Hiroshi HATANAKA - (with transcription on screen) talks about BNCP.] [Canadian brain cancer patient Stan BECKER - says the treatment saved him.] [Neurosurgeon Dr. William SWEET - backs Hatanaka's treatment.]

Litke, Mark;
Walters, Barbara

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