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A Closer Look (Cancer) Part I #197387

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 08, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The problem of the misdiagnosis of cancer introduced; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report on major medical mistakes cited.

(Baltimore: John McKenzie) Cancer misdiagnosis examined; cancer statistics from Johns Hopkins University cited; details given of the complexities of pathology diagnoses. [Prostate cancer patient Frank BARERRA - recalls his misdiagnosis.] [Johns Hopkins University Dr. Jonathan EPSTEIN - talks about treatment.] [MD Anderson Cancer Center Dr. Leonard ZWELLING - says diagnosis still comes down to a pathologist looking at a piece of tumor on a slide.]

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John

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