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In Depth (Breast Cancer Treatment) #743300

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 04, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) New DNA tests to help women decide whether to undergo chemotherapy to treat early-stage breast cancer featured; details given about how the test, developed by Genomic Health, works. [Patients Nita LENTINI‡, Mary REEDY‡- comment on the difficulty in making the decision whether to have chemo.] [Duke University Dr. Kelly MARCOM†- says we probably overtreat women.] [Allegheny General Hospital Dr. Norman WOLMARK†- says we can target populations in a more definitive way.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) More information about breast cancer on msnbc.com noted.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Bazell, Robert
Duration:
00:02:20

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