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Medicine: Cancer Report #925189

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) A National Cancer Institute report showing a drop in cancer rates and deaths examined; statistics on cancers that have declined and some that have risen cited; details given about the drop in cigarette smoking death rates in California. [American Cancer Society Dr. Len LICHTENFELD†- says this is a starting point of a long journey.] Race as a factor in cancer rates noted. Why the rates are coming down discussed.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Snyderman, Nancy
Duration:
00:02:20

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