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Med.: Cancer Research / National Bone Marrow Registry #320416

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 27, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Arrival of child, Brooke Ward, home in Raleigh, North Carolina, after successful treatment for leukemia reported Role of National Bone Marrow Registry, a computerized service, in aiding in Ward's treatment detailed. [Surgeon Dr. Pat BEATTY - discusses bone marrow transplants.] Role of registry in matching donors and patients noted. [National Bone Marrow Registry spokesperson Dr. David STRONCEK - discusses future of matching process.] [Donor Diane WALTER - talks about donating marrow to Brooke Ward.] [Mother Margurite WARD - hopes people will be made aware of registry.]

Reporter(s):
Van Sant, Peter;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:02:00

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