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Cancer Treatment / Laetrile / Alaska / Law #248056

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1976
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(Studio) Controversy over use of drug laetrile in cancer treatment noted; many have gone to Mexico to get it because it's not legal in United States and medical profession here has condemned its use. Today Alaska law goes into effect allowing doctors to prescribe and administer drug; is 1st such law in United States and leaves patients to get supply from Mexico or Europe.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:00:40

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