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Medicine: Breast Cancer / Screening #953172

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 18, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) More fallout from the recommendations from a government task force on the frequency of mammograms screening for breast cancer introduced.

(Studio: John McKenzie) The confusion about the cancer screening recommendations examined; details given about women canceling tests & surgery & the new screening guidelines. [HHS Secretary Kathleen SEBELIUS†- offers advice to women.] [Beth Israel Medical Center Dr. Laurie KIRSTEIN†- says a patient decided not to be treated.] [Rush University Medical Center Dr. Peter JOKICH†- calls the guidelines ridiculous: it is about rationing care.] A statement from panel member Timothy Wilt quoted.

Gibson, Charles;
McKenzie, John

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