NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 14, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) New treatment for head and neck cancer reported.
(New York: Robert Bazell) New techniques to help women avoid unnecessary hysterectomies reported; statistics on the surgery cited. [Leslie LAURENCE - says she did not want a hysterectomy.] [New York Weill Cornell Center Dr. Ernst BARTSICH - says most hysterectomies are not necessary.] [National Women's Health Network Cindy PEARSON - says some hysterectomies are the result of surgeons' old, bad habits.] [Morristown Memorial Hospital Dr. Yvonne THORNTON - says it is hard for women to go through this surgery.] New alternative treatments for women's gynecological problems outlined.
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