"Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" - A film by Barak Goodman

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27 March 2015
The Emperor of all Maladies
Photo credit: Courtesy of Dana Farber Institute

"Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies"
A film by Barak Goodman
Monday-Wednesday, March 30-April 1, 2015, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET on PBS
(Check your local listings)

           This three-part film tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. The six-hour film interweaves a sweeping historical narrative with intimate stories about contemporary patients, and an investigation into the latest scientific breakthroughs that may have brought us, at long last, within sight of lasting cures.

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