This program is 29 minutes long
(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.
(Studio: David Muir) The question of whether this flu strain has peaked examined; details given about changes in school closings. [CDC Dr. Anne SCHUCHAT- says all regions show a decrease.] [Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin Dr. Pat CROCKER- cites the flu patient dropoff.] [SUNY Downstate Dr. Pascal IMPERATO- says mobile units were not used; cites widespread herd immunity.]
(London: Nick Watt) The heavy rainfall in Britain featured; scenes shown of flood waters in the Lake District, helicopter rescues, County Cork & a fallen bridge. [Three WOMEN, secretary of state for environment MP Hilary BENN- comment on rain & the climate.]
(New York: Bill Weir) The announcement from Oprah Winfrey that she will end her talk show in 2011 featured; excerpts from her show over the years shown; details given about her critics & ratings. [WINFREY - thanks the viewers.] [Syracuse University professor Robert THOMPSON- offers perspectives on Oprah conquering "cultural space."] [The Daily Beast editor Tina BROWN- comments.]
(Wootton Bassett, England: Jim Sciutto) How Britain pays tribute to soldiers slain in the war in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown from Wootton Bassett of the ceremonies & crowds. [Veteran Cornelius ROONEY, Warrant Officer Mark SIMPSON- comment.]
(Sumatra, Indonesia: Bob Woodruff) Photographer Daniel Beltra, who has dedicated his career to conservation with his photgraphs of changing nature, profiled; scenes & photos of the environment shown. [BELTRA - says we are trashing our planet & destroying the rain forests; states people need to do something; comments on his photos of the Amazon drought.] [Britain's Prince CHARLES - praises photography.]