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Medicine: Ovarian Cancer / Pacific Northwest / Yew Tree #336404

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 14, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) Poaching and other wastes in the Pacific Northwest of the yew tree, which yields bark used to produce the ovarian cancer drug Taxol, featured; details given; scenes shown. [Ovarian cancer patient Gwen TUCK - comments on waste of yew trees.] [Two FORESTERS - talk about poachers' motives.] [Oregon natural resources council Wendell WOOD, Representative Ron WYDEN - talk about value of yew trees.] [Hauser Chemical Neil JANS - comments on harvest of yew trees.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Schieffer, Bob

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