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Medicine: Silicone Breast Implants #342906

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Edie Magnus) Testimony by doctors at federal health officials' hearing today on silicone breast implants featured. [Baylor College of Medicine Dr. Bernard PATTEN, FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Dr. Mary Elizabeth JACOBS, FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Dr. F. Alan ANDERSEN, FDA (Food and Drug Administration) commissioner Dr. David KESSLER - comment on problems caused by implants.] [Breast surgeon Dr. Boyd BERKHART - says majority of implant patients are healthy.] Upcoming FDA (Food and Drug Administration) decision on whether to ban silicone breast implants mentioned.

Magnus, Edie;
Rather, Dan

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