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Medicine: Breast Cancer and The Pill #168848

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 24, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Boston: Tim Johnson) Comprehensive research study published in the journal Contraception on the link between breast cancer and the birth control pill examined; details given of the medical analysis, which found no direct correlation. [Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Dr. Carolyn WESTHOFF - says the pill does not cause breast cancer.] Whether more women will now use the pill and the women who should not use the pill discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) White House breakfast prior to a breast cancer fund-raising gala shown.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Johnson, Tim
Duration:
00:03:00

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