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Medicine: Breast Cancer / Screening / Coverage / A Discussion (Part I) #953501

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 23, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) Report introduced.

(Studio: Randi Kaye) The timing of the new recommendations for mammograms for women to screen for breast cancer & the status of the health care reform bill explained; a statement from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about the panel quoted; bill excerpt about insurance coverage quoted.

(Studio: Erica Hill) Live discussion held with Women's Media Center's Gloria Steinem, "US News & World Report" Bernadine Healy & former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina about panel recommendations & federal policy. [HEALY - questions the response from Sebelius.] [In studio, STEINEM - says we have to fight for individualized treatment; comments on health issues, including breast cancer & abortion.] [FIORINA - questions the cancer screening guidelines by explaining her own case of breast cancer.]

Hill, Erica;
Kaye, Randi

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