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Med. / Hysterectomy #328322

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 05, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(NYC: Betsy Aaron) Dangers of hysterectomy procedures examined; details given, scenes shown. [Patients Darlene ALEA - says her operation was unnecessary.] [Hysterectomy Educ. Resource and Services Fndn. (HERS) spokesperson Nora COFFEY - complains that many of these operations are unnecessary.] [Dr. Mitchell LEVINE - comments on alternative treatments.] Fibroid tumors noted primary reason to have hysterectomy. [Patient Rosemary PADULA - explains health problems resulting from operation.] [Attorney Sybil SHAINWALD - comments on profits made on these procedures.] [Doctors Robert HILTY, LEVINE - disagree with regard to important of uterus.]

Aaron, Betsy;
Chung, Connie

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