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Medicine: Breast Cancer Drugs #182314

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 02, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) advisory panel approval of the breast cancer drugs tamoxifen and herceptin examined; details given of the side effects. [National Breast Cancer Coalition Fran VISCO - cites progress in breast cancer research.] [George Washington University Cancer Center Dr. Robert SIEGEL - offers a warning about tamoxifen.] [Lombardi Cancer Center Dr. Marc LIPPMAN - lists other kinds of cancer where herceptin may be effective.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings; Tim Johnson) The first predictable prevention for breast cancer and the warnings about the side effects of tamoxifen discussed.

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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