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.]
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