CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Franklin, Tennessee: Sandy Gilmour) Controversy over critically ill patients financing research in hopes of finding cure examined; Robert McKay's funding of experimental drug Interleukin-2 research at private clinic of Dr. Robert Oldham cited as example [McKAY - explains his motive.] [OLDHAM - defs. accepting patients' funding of research.] Procedure at Tennessee's Biotherapeutics company described. [OLDHAM - explains company's promise to patients.] ["New England Journal of Medicine" spokesperson Dr. Arnold RELMAN - considers such procedures exploitative of patient.] [Dr. Ken. SELL - cites profit motive of these companies]
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