ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 26, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Memphis, Tennessee, children's hospital announcement of encouraging improvement in treatment of some types of leukemia.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Memphis, Tennessee) Successes in lengthy remissions for young leukemia victims at Saint Jude's Hospital in Memphis outlined; patients mentioned are Marla Alford, Stephen Vaughn and Kimberly Knowles. [Saint Jude's director Dr. Alvin MAUER - discusses reasons for successes and advances made in treatments.] Hospital's success in arresting leukemia in Lisa Morris reported [Jerome ALFORD - describes medical and psychological help hospital staff and other parents give.] Similar successes at other hospitals noted.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy
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