NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 26, 2008
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(Studio: Robert Bazell) Questions about a major lung cancer study that was funded by the tobacco industry examined; details given about a "New York Times" report that Dr. Claudia Henschke’s study was partially funded by the Liggett tobacco company through the Foundation for Lung Cancer; statement from the Vector Group Ltd. quoted. [Tufts University Dr. Jerome KASSIRER- says there was no disclosure.] [In December, 2006, HENSCHKE – comments on screening.] [Brigham and Women’s Hospital Dr. Jerry AVORN- notes a possible motive for the tobacco industry support.]
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