Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, tells the complete story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. At six hours, the 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, to the brink of lasting cures.Visit Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Website
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See the ups and downs in the search for a cure and see promising immunotherapy treatments.
See the search for a cure, coupled with the story of an oncologist fighting breast cancer.
Follow the centuries-long search for a cure, leading to chemotherapy and a “war on cancer.
Katie Couric interviews Ken Burns, Sharon Rockefeller and Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee
Dr. Wilson, a cancer surgeon from Howard University Hospital, is diagnosed with cancer
Virchow's microscope reveals that all cancer cells grow from normal cells
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book the film tells the story of cancer
In loving memory of Keith Friend - A great spirit and inspiration.
Dr. Sidney Farber instigates a national campaign for cancer- The Jimmy Fund.
Pushing the envelope of discovery is the great theme of cancer research.
Ancient physicians struggle to understand cancer.
The Emperor of All Maladies artfully weaves three different films in one.
A series of poignant photographs, a lifetime of memories.
CLOSE YOUR EYES AND TAP YOUR HEELS…
Cindy transforms her grief over the loss of her young son.
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies airs March 30th at 9pm on PBS
Dora was diagnosed with cancer and realized how hard the system would be for EEL.
Dr. Baselga brings his years of experience and success into the conversation about cancer.
YOU’VE GOT TO KEEP FIGHTING
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