ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 04, 1976
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(Studio) National Cancer Institute tells Senate subcommittee that surgery may not be best answer for breast cancer.
(DC) Doctors have differed on surgical procedure for breast cancer. [Director NCI Dr. Frank RAUSCHER - says studies find no advantage over radical rather than modified surgery.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - asks if doctor would rather wait until results of last year of testing in. ] [RAUSCHER - says yes, but data compares with other cntrys.' findings.] [KENNEDY - asks Rauscher what he'd advise if his wife had breast cancer.] [RAUSCHER - would advise modified surgery followed by chemotherapy.] Doctors suggest women get 2nd opinion if breast cancer found.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson
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