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Medicine: Cancer / Research / Varmus Interview #856317

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The rejection of nine out of ten cancer research grants noted.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The impediments to the war on cancer featured; details given about cuts in cancer funding. [Georgetown University Dr. Bob CLARKE†- talks about breast cancer research and the cost of decreasing clinical trials.] [Cancer survivor Lance ARMSTRONG†- offers perspective.] [Senator Tom HARKIN - says the cost of the war in Iraq hurts cancer funding.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Live in-studio interview held with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dr. Harold Varmus about cancer research. [VARMUS - notes there are many different kinds of cancer that are made differently--that the disease is complex; talks about the progress that is being made with cancer knowledge and cancer patients.]

Couric, Katie;
Andrews, Wyatt

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