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Medicine: Breast Cancer / Statins #790004

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 2005
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) Report introduced.

(Studio: Kelly Cobiella) American Society for Clinical Oncology report on the use of statins to help women fight breast cancer examined; details given about how the drug {like Zocor} used against cholesterol helps prevent the development of cancer. [Statin user Carol OVERBEY†- worries about breast cancer & trying to prevent it.] [Oncologist Dr. Ruby KOCHHAR†- comments on the statins research.] The need for a formal clinical trial to test these preliminary findings noted.

Mason, Anthony;
Cobiella, Kelly

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