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Alternatives To Mastectomy #264897

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 09, 1979
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(Studio) Final report with regard to alternatives to radical mastectomy in treatment of breast cancer introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) [Mary Ellen ROBARDS - describes her experience.] Use of radiation therapy instead of mastectomy reported Treatment described as beginning with lumpectomy. Cleveland (Ohio) Clinic and Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, said to perform such operations and treatments. [Dr. Samuel HELLMAN - comments.] [Dr. David KINNE - comments.] Radiation treatment described. [Dr. Francis MOORE - comments on long term effects of radiation.] [Radiotherapist Dr. Leslie BOTNICK - comments.] Breast reconstruction after mastectomy detailed. [Plastic Surgeon Ted SHUGLASIAN - describes results of breast reconstruction.] [Chief Med. Ofr. American Cancer Society Dr. Arthur HOLLEB - mentions importance of early detection.] [Dr. George CRILE - comments on patient's choices.]
REPORTER: Joan Snyder

Schieffer, Bob;
Snyder, Joan

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