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Medicine: Cystic Fibrosis / Detection Test #332035

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Susan Spencer) New test that can detect gene causing cystic fibrosis examined; details of research and development of test given."" [Patient Lindsey WADLEY - comments on her condition.] [Bioethicist Dr. Norman FOST - comments on importance of this test.] [Interested in test, Lisa RADBOUGH - says she wants test before she gets married.] Privacy and abortion issues noted entering into discussion of this test. [Bioethicist Dr. Arthur CAPLAN - comments on possible discrimination.] [Pediatricians Elaine MISCHLER, Phillip FARRELL - comment on increased life spans of CF patients in last decade.] [CF patient Mickey CRONIN - says he is near the end of his life.]

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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