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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

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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 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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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Intro

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book the film tells the story of cancer

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Intro

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Video thumbnail: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Keith Friend

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Keith Friend

In loving memory of Keith Friend - A great spirit and inspiration.

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Keith Friend

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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

Coming Soon

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

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