NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 01, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Researchers reported announcing rise in breast cancer among United States women. Report introduced.
(NYC: Robert Bazell) Anne Marco shown managing Why Me breast cancer center in Home Wood, Illinois. United States breast cancer statistics given. National Cancer Institute study results illustration Older women bearing children noted being at greatest risk for breast cancer. [National Cancer Institute Dr. Edward SONDIK - comments on rise of breast cancer among older mothers.] Breast cancer mortality rate illustration [Mt. Sinai Med. Center Dr. Paul TARTTER - says doctors preserving breasts and causing greater mortality.] Mammograms and self-examinations discussed. Lung cancer mortality rate compared to breast cancer.