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Medicine / Colon Cancer #193405

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 19, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) New England Journal of Medicine study on problems with screening for colon cancer noted.

(Alexandria, Virginia: Jackie Judd) The reluctance of HMOs and insurance companies to pay for complete colonoscopies for colon cancer examined. [Cancer patient Barbara LEVY - says her cancer could have been caught.] [Levy's doctor Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Robert MAYER - says a complete exam is needed.] [Kaiser Permanente Dr. Joe SELBY - says the tests are expensive.] [University of California at Los Angeles Jonsson Cancer Center Dr. Randolph HECHT - defends the test cost.]

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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