CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Studio: Edie Magnus) Progress in treating children with cancer featured. [13-year-old leukemia patient Jennifer HAYNES, Jennifer's mother Linda PHIPPS, 11-year-old cancer patient Adam STILLWELL, cancer patient's MOTHER, nurse and former child leukemia patient Sandra OWEN - comment.] [Saint Jude Children's Hospital Dr. Joseph SIMONE - comments on survival rates.] Overall child cancer survival rate cited; unexplained increase in the number of children who get cancer noted. Tomorrow's cancer segment previewed. Discussion held about why children survive cancer better than adults.
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