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Cancer and Diet Links / Senate Hearing #258280

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 13, 1978
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(Studio) Scientists' study of connections between cancer and diet noted. Senator nutrition subcommittee hearing on reasons for lack of government research money following this track reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) National Cancer Institute director Dr. Arthur Upton's agreement with Sen George McGovern's contention that large number of cancer cases are linked to nutrition noted. McGovern's questions about government study of linkage reported [McGOVERN - states Upton's assertions with regard to link between diet and cancer and cites Institution's budgeting for study of problem.] [UPTON - is concerned about this himself.] Other comments by Upton related. [UPTON - states evidence of linkage is presently hypothesis and isn't enough to convince scientific community overall.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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