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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) A lawsuit brought by cancer patients and the ACLU against companies holding patents on genes examined; details given about patents held by Myriad on genes that are linked to breast and ovarian cancer; statistics on patented genes cited; statement from Myriad quoted. [Cancer survivor Genae GIRARD- notes the problem in getting a second opinion because only one company does the testing.] [ACLU Chris HANSEN- says it’s wrong to allow a private company to own body parts.]
- Couric, Katie;
- Andrews, Wyatt
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