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Kennedy Death / Brain Cancer #944475

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 27, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on glioblastoma brain cancer that killed Senator Edward Kennedy cited.

(New York: Jon LaPook) The research on experimental treatments for brain cancer reviewed; details given about the approach using drugs & personal treatment & the need for federal funding of cancer research. [Cancer patient Susan ROHAN‡- comments on her disease.] [Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke Dr. Henry FRIEDMAN†- talks about the short survival time.] [NYU Langone Medical Dr. Michael GRUBER†- cites the treatment with Avastin†.]

Couric, Katie;
LaPook, Jon

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