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Special (Research Re: Skin Cancer) #486402

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 29, 1976
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(Studio) Research with regard to cures for all forms of cancer goes on over entire world. In Israel's Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, promising research on skin cancer is being done.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Jerusalem, Israel) Report on new treatment for skin cancer using tape, Saran wrap and special ointment developed by Dr. Chaim Cohen of Hebrew University Details of treatment and results of it noted. [COHEN - says at present all that can be said of treatment is that lesions appear to be pushed out of body or flattened and absorbed.] Formula developed by Dr. Adam Bekierkunst of same hospital; Bekierkunst is now trying to extend formula to treatment of cancer of colon. [BEKIERKUNST - says Cohen can't talk about cures even if treatment and time gives impression all is right with cancer victim.] Though this treatment isn't cure, it seems to be promising way of treating 2 types of skin cancer.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Brinkley, David;
Delaney, Steve

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