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Medicine: Cancer Report / A Discussion #912665

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) A new report indicating we are winning the war on cancer examined; statistics on specific kinds of cancer and dropping mortality rates cited. [American Cancer Society Dr. Len LICHTENFELD†- says we have made progress; states California has done it right in fighting lung cancer.] [New York University Cancer Center Dr. James SPEYER†- explains why breast, prostate and colon cancer are declining.] [Breast cancer patient Debra ELLIS - comments.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Boston: Tim Johnson) The rise in skin and liver cancer, the overall headline on the link of cancer and smoking and what happened to state money from the tobacco settlements discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
McKenzie, John;
Johnson, Tim

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