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Cancer #288221

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 27, 1983
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(Studio) American Cancer Society's assessment of incrd. survival rate of cancer victims outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Buffalo, New York) Possible breakthrough in cancer treatment with experimental process, photodynamic therapy, examined; Eileen Bailey's case cited as example [Dr. Thomas DOUGHERTY - notes benefits of new treatment.] Process of photodynamic therapy explained, illustrated on screen; successful treatment of patients in China (PR) and Japan (named in report) cited as exs. [DOUGHERTY - cautions against seeing process as panacea.] [BAILEY - is hopeful about treatment.]
REPORTER: Rick Newburg

Newburg, Rick;
Rather, Dan

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