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Medicine / Cancer Drug Human Testing #381873

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 06, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: John Roberts) Announcement by European scientists of plans to start human testing of new cancer drugs angiostatin and endostatin announced; scenes shown at Cancer Hot Line of operators taking calls. [Cancer Hot Line Rosemarie PEROCCHIA - mentions commonly-asked questions.] [Harvard Medical School Dr. Judah FOLKMAN(by phone) - says drugs aren't yet made in large enough quantities for human testing.] [Jonsson Cancer Center Lee ROSEN - says people get their hopes up too high.] [Cancer patient Barbara KIRBY - describes her condition after testing a similar drug.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John
Duration:
00:02:10

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