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Medicine & Law: Cancer Chemotherapy #836628

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: Nancy Weiner) The medical legal question of whether minors should be allowed to choose their own course of cancer treatment examined; details given about one young patient's refusal of a second round of chemotherapy & his legal request to use alternative therapy. [Defendant Abraham CHERRIX†- says it is about our rights.] [Mother Rose CHERRIX†- cries.] [Columbia University medical center oncologist Dr. Kara KELLY†- states the case for chemotherapy.] [Boston University School of Public Health Dr. Michael GRODIN†- outlines the ethics.] [Cancer survivor Billy BEST†- recalls leaving town.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Weiner, Nancy
Duration:
00:02:20

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