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Medicine: Silicone Breast Implants / Dow Corning #343389

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 19, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Mark Phillips) Dow Corning's decision to stop manufacturing silicone breast implants featured. [Dow Corning Corp. Keith McKENNON, implant patients Barb JOHNSTON, Rosemary LOCKE - comment on implants.] Estimate given of the number of women who have had breast implant surgery. Dow Corning's plans to contribute money to implant research and removal reported; lawsuits against Dow Corning mentioned. [Medical devices lawyer Stuart PAPE - cites number of implant recipients.]

Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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