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Medicine: Stem Cells #985190

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 11, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on brain tumor cases and deaths cited.

(Duarte, California: Ben Tracy) A medical first with the injection of embryonic stem cells into a woman’s brain to treat her cancer featured; animation shown of how the procedure works. [Patient Jenn VONCKX††- comments on her prognosis and being first in the world to have the surgery; comments on her plan to walk around Seattle.] [City of Hope researcher Dr. Karen ABOODY†- comments on the process that creates a chemotherapy drug in the brain.]

Couric, Katie;
Tracy, Ben

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