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Spotlight: The Mind and Cancer (Part I) #559963

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 28, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) NBC News-"Wall Street Journal" poll results with regard to stress and cancer given. Report introduced.

(NYC: Betty Rollin) Belief in relationship of cancer and mental attitude toward disease featured. Louise Hay reported writing book on relationship of disease and personality. [HAY - lectures.] Dr. Bernie Siegel reported asserting that positive attitude can heal body of cancer. Theories postulated by Siegel and Hay discussed. [Cancer patient Sue MOLTER - comments on causal link of emotions to cancer.] [SIEGEL - claims that married men live longer.] "Journal of American Med. Association" article quoted &discussed. [Doctors Marvin STEIN, Bernard FOX - comment on Siegel's book.] Fox quoted with regard to self-healers. [SIEGEL - responds.] Link between emotions and disease discussed. [FOX - comments.] [WOMAN - comments on healing herself.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Rollin, Betty

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