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Alternatives To Mastectomy #264521

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 02, 1979
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(Studio) Breast cancer said leading cause of death among women between 40 and 44 years old. Special report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(No location given) [Uniden. WOMAN - says operation is shocking.] History of mastectomy given and alternative lumpectomy described. Radiation treatment used with lumpectomy described. [Dr. Samuel HELLMAN - speaks of avoiding any kind of amputation when possible.] [Dr. Jerome URBAN - says mastectomy gives patient best chance for permanent control.] Chemical therapy, radiation therapy, lumpectomy and various degrees of mastectomy described. [Cancer patients Judy KRESTIN, and Virginia LOZIER - comment on choices of breast cancer treatments.] Cleveland Clinic said leader in search for alternatives to mastectomy. [Dr. Caldwell ESSELSTYN - speaks of options in treating patients.] National Cancer Institute said funding major study in United States and Canada to determine effectiveness of different treatments. [Dr. Bernard FISHER - explains lack of data.]
REPORTER: Joan Snyder

(Studio) Report credited to Jack Hubbard and Joan Snyder.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Snyder, Joan
Duration:
00:08:10

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