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Breast Cancer / Tests #35152

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1975
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(Studio) Report on what's been accomplished with regard to breast cancer. Betty Ford and Happy Rockefeller had successful breast cancer surgery year ago.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) Breast cancer kills 33,000 year Govt. and American Cancer Society began mass early detection program last year
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(New York) 200,000 women screened. Biggest test center in New York. 8 out of 1,000 women had breast cancer. Doctors expected 2 of 1,000. [President-elect American Cancer Society Dr. Benj. BYRD - says we're finding `76 and `77 cancers in `75, or cancers of future.] X-rays most reliable test, but misses 10% of cancer.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Earlier detection and treatment necessary for higher survival rates.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Bergman, Jules;
Reasoner, Harry

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