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A Closer Look (Medical News) #731565

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 24, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) AMA report on hormone replacement therapy for women noted.

(New York: John McKenzie) Study findings on the increased risk of breast cancer from HRT examined; statistics cited; details given of the finding that the hormones disguised early-starting cancers. [Brown Medical School Dr. Michele CYR†, Harvard Medical School Dr. Susan TROYAN†- say the study challenges the thinking on hormones & breast cancer.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) National Cancer Inst. study on the use of Proscar to reduce the risk of prostate cancer cited.

(Boston: Tim Johnson) The experts' view that it is too early to recommend that all men take Proscar discussed.

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John;
Johnson, Tim

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