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Skin Cancer #285474

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 02, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Francisco, California) [Bobby Campbell - notes impact of learning he has cancer.] Spread of form of skin cancer known as Kaposi's sarcoma among gays 1st and now in larger segment of population examined. ["Gay Health Activist" spokesperson Larry KRAMER - notes nation's ignorance about such types of skin cancer.] Spread of disease among NYC, San Francisco gays, then to Haitian refugees, heavy drug users and in some hemophilia victims noted. Center for Disease Control said studying possibility of herpes virus involvement; details given [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) spokesperson Dr. James CURRAN - hopes to find cause.] [Dr. Marcus CONANT - notes information gleaned from infected group.] Fundraising efforts cited. [CAMPBELL - comments.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Reporter(s):
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:10

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