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Medicine & Law: Cancer Chemotherapy #840497

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 2006
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Chip Reid) Teenager Abraham Cherrix††’s legal battle to control his own cancer treatment reviewed; details given of his refusal of a second round of chemotherapy & his request to use the alternative Hoxsey† herbal system, which is banned in the US. [CHERRIX – talks about his treatment.] [Medical ethicist Arthur CAPLAN†- comments on the legal agreement reached today.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, Campbell;
Reid, Chip
Duration:
00:02:00

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