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Medicine: Melanotan / Skin Cancer #578559

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 19, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) Research on melanotan, a drug which has been shown to darken the pigmentation of frogs, dogs and humans featured; details given; scenes shown. [University of Arizona Medical Center Dr. Norman LEVINE - comments on skin color and skin cancer risk.] Possible side effects of melanotan noted. [New York University Medical Center Dr. Darrell RIGEL - comments on lack of long-range test data.]

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:02:00

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