ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 20, 2009
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(Studio: John McKenzie) New recommendations for screening for cervical cancer via Pap smears outlined on screen. [American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists Dr. Cheryl IGLESIA- cited unnecessary treatment.] [American Cancer Society Robert SMITH- speaks about cervical cancer.] [St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Dr. Jacques MORITZ, two PATIENTS - react to the guidelines.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) The reaction in the Senate to new cancer screening guidelines while health care reform is being debated. [Senators Jon KYL, Debbie STABENOW, John CORNYN, Arlen SPECTER - offer views.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos; Boston: Tim Johnson) How there is already health care rationing with the real question being who will do the rationing, how the guidelines can save money & a possible public backlash discussed.
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos; Capitol Hill: Jonathan Karl) The possible impact of this week's cancer recommendations on the health care debate in the Senate & tomorrow's first vote discussed.
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) The guests on "This Week" this Sunday noted.