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Medicine: Cervical Cancer / Debate / Health Care #953267

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 20, 2009
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(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Report introduced.

(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.

Stephanopoulos, George;
McKenzie, John;
Johnson, Tim;
Karl, Jonathan

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