CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 31, 1999
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(Studio: Sharyl Attkisson) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: Randall Pinkston) The hope that umbilical cord blood can cure sickle sell anemia examined; details given of the promises of stem cell transplants for patients with blood diseases. [Transplant patient Keone PENN - says he could die without the operation; indicates his dream is curing his sickle cell anemia.] [Eaglestone Hospital Dr. Andrew JAEGER - explains how the blood transplant works.] [Keone's MOTHER - comments.]
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