CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 2001
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Vince Gonzales) The use of an umbilical cord blood transplant to cure two brothers of a fatal disease that made them unable to fight common infections featured; details given about the surgical procedure. [Mother Teresa LaRUE - says there were hard times.] [UCLA Mattell Children's Hospital Dr. Richard STIEHM - says the boys have an adequate immune system.] [University of California at Los Angeles Umbilical Cord Blood Bank Dr. John FRASER - says cord blood transplants use what would have been thrown away.]
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