Blocking Bacterial Infection/ Mammogram Debate/ Science Books


Guests:

Vincent Fischetti
* Professor and Co-head, Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis
* The Rockefeller University
* New York, New York

Dr. Barron Lerner
* Author, The Breast Cancer Wars (Oxford University Press, 2001)
* Associate Professor, Medicine and Public Health
* Columbia University
* New York, New York

Jenny Lawrence
* Book Review Editor
* Natural History
* New York, New York

A study out this fall in a British medical journal concludes that mammograms don't improve the chances women will be cured of breast cancer. In this hour, we'll be talking about the value of routine mammograms for breast cancer. Plus, a new way of blocking bacterial infections, and science book picks for your holiday shopping list.

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