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Medicine: Cancer / Risks / Rosenberg Interview #856287

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York: Kelly Wallace) Who is at risk for cancer and what you can do to reduce your risk examined; statistics cited; details given about lifestyle, hereditary factors and screening. [New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell medical center Dr. David NANUS†- lists factors leading to higher cancer risk; cites the "fear factor."]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Live interview resumed with National Cancer Inst. chief of surgery Dr. Steven Rosenberg about cancer treatment. [From Bethesda, Maryland, ROSENBERG - explains what we know about environmental factors, especially smoking and chemicals like asbestos, but most {90 percent} cancers are sporadic; states there is a relationship between cancer and age.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Further coverage of "Cancer: Cures, Cost and Controversies" on CBS outlined.

Couric, Katie;
Wallace, Kelly

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