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Decision 2008 / Edwards / Elizabeth's Cancer / Snow #862225

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 23, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Reports introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The return to the campaign trail for presidential candidate former Senator John Edwards the day after his wife, Elizabeth Edwards, announced the return of her breast cancer, featured; details given of the outpouring of sympathetic media coverage and contributions. [Edwards SUPPORTER – reacts.] [Yesterday, E. EDWARDS – supports continuing the campaign.] [Voice of talk show host Laura INGRAHAM†- says it’s her will to move forward.] [NBC News political director Chuck TODD†- notes Edwards can connect with the issues of health care and cancer.] Other political families living with diseases noted.

(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) Treatment breakthroughs that make it possible to live with cancer as a chronic illness featured. [Cancer patients John DONAHUE††, Tania STUTMAN††- comment.] [Fox Chase Cancer Center Dr. Mary DALY†- says we have tools to keep it at bay for long periods of time.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The phone call from the Edwardses to offer support to White House press secretary and colon cancer survivor Tony Snow, who will have surgery Monday to remove a growth from his abdomen, noted.

Williams, Brian;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Snyderman, Nancy

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