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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Episode One: Magic Bullets

Video duration: 1:51:52Video has closed captioning.

The search for a “cure” for cancer is the greatest epic in the history of science, spanning centuries and continents. This episode follows that centuries-long search, but centers on the story of Sidney Farber, who, defying conventional wisdom in the late 1940s, introduces the modern era of chemotherapy, eventually galvanizing a “war on cancer.”

Episodes of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies1

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Cancer: A Conversation

Katie Couric interviews Ken Burns, Sharon Rockefeller and Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Cancer: A Conversation

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Video thumbnail: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Angelo Merendino

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Angelo Merendino

A series of poignant photographs, a lifetime of memories.

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Angelo Merendino

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Cancer Montage

Overall Collage-best of interviews.

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Cancer Montage

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Video thumbnail: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Carol Rossetto

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Carol Rossetto

CLOSE YOUR EYES AND TAP YOUR HEELS

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Carol Rossetto

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Video thumbnail: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Cindy Campbell

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Cindy Campbell

Cindy transforms her grief over the loss of her young son.

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Cindy Campbell

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Video thumbnail: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Dora Arias

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Dora Arias

Dora was diagnosed with cancer and realized how hard the system would be for EEL.

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Dora Arias

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Video thumbnail: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Dr. Jose Baselga

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Dr. Jose Baselga

Dr. Baselga brings his years of experience and success into the conversation about cancer.

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Dr. Jose Baselga

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Video thumbnail: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Dr. Lori Wilson

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Dr. Lori Wilson

Dr. Wilson, a cancer surgeon from Howard University Hospital, is diagnosed with cancer

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Dr. Lori Wilson

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Video thumbnail: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Dr. Virchow

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Dr. Virchow

Virchow's microscope reveals that all cancer cells grow from normal cells

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Dr. Virchow

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Video thumbnail: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Trailer

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Trailer

The Emperor of All Maladies artfully weaves three different films in one.

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Trailer

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Montage

Cancer: Join the conversation.

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Montage

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Coming Soon

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies airs March 30th at 9pm on PBS

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