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Breast Cancer Report #236430

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 30, 1974
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(Studio) Breast cancer report follows.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [Judy CRESTON - describes feeling after finding out she had breast cancer.] American Cancer Society film shown. National Cancer Institute study reveals radical breast surgery may not have to be performed in so many cases. [Dr. Frank RAUSCHER - says radical procedure could be replaced in some instances with less radical surgery without incrd. danger of remission or death.] [Breast surgeon Dr. Jerome URBAN - says partial breast surgery could leave some cancer cells behind.] Many women attend group therapy sessions to help recover from shock of surgery. [Shirley Temple BLACK - congratulates Betty Ford for publicizing her surgery; many women may be saved by her forthrightness.] [Wife of Senator Bayh, Marvella BAYH - doesn't put as much emphasis on cosmetic aspect of breast surgery because doctors saved her life by removing breast.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Cronkite, Walter

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