CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 2008
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) New treatments for cystic fibrosis that are enabling more patients to survive into adulthood featured; graph shown; scenes shown of patient Cris Dopher running the New York City marathon. [DOPHER - comments on training for and completing the marathon; says most patients died as kids.] [Columbia University Medical Center Dr. Emily DiMANGO- comments on experimental drugs that prevent or delay the onset of lung disease.] Progress in gene therapy noted. The benefits of exercise for lung patients discussed.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.