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Eye On America: (Cancer: Stalking The Killer: Patient Options) (Part III) #336478

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 18, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Edie Magnus) Options for cancer patients featured. [Colon cancer patient Ron CHAPLIN, lung cancer patient Robert KULKA, breast cancer patient Ellen HUDSON, Hodgkin's disease patient Nina TREVENS - comment on their experiences with cancer.] [Vital Options Selma SCHIMMEL; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Dr. Robert MAYER, Dr. Karen ANTMAN; National Cancer Institute Dr. Steven ROSENBERG - talk about cancer patients' options.] Services of National Cancer Hotline noted; map shown indicating location of federally designated cancer centers. National Cancer Institute reported seeking volunteers for clinical trials of experimental therapies; insurance reimbursement said often denied for these therapies; government survey on oncologists' use of non-reimbursed therapies cited. [Health Insurance Association of America John COVA, American Society of Clinical Oncology Dr. Martin ABELOFF - comment.] Phone numbers listed for the National Cancer Institute information service and the American Cancer Society; "Charting the Journey: an Almanac of Practical Resources for Cancer Survivors" mentioned; tomorrow's cancer segment previewed.

Reporter(s):
Magnus, Edie;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:05:00

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