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Medicine: Cancer / The Costs #856284

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) National Insts. of Health statistics on the nationwide cost of cancer in 2006 cited.

(New York: Anthony Mason) The high cost of fighting cancer examined; statistics on the cost of cancer drugs like Avastin† cited; details given about how hospitals deal with patients' high bills. [St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Joan DEIGNAN†- says our money went to keeping me alive after breast cancer.] [CancerCare, Inc. Jane LEVY†- talks about charity care.] [Queens Cancer Center at Queens Hospital Dr. Gina VILLANI†- comments on costs.]

Couric, Katie;
Mason, Anthony

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