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Cancer Research #94054

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 04, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Bethesda, Maryland) Possible breakthrough in cancer treatment with use of interleukin-2, discovered at National Cancer Institute and reported in "New England Journal of Medicine", examined; patient "David" cited as example [DAVID - recalls initial prognosis.] [Dr. Steven ROSENBERG - explains process.] [DAVID - notes his current condition.] ["JOHN" - dismisses side effects.]
REPORTER: George Strait

(Studio) Rosenberg recalled operating on President Reagan for colon cancer. [ROSENBERG - discusses findings, announcement's timing.] Current status of cancer death rate in United States discussed; related statistics listed on screen.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George

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