Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

The Blind Men and the Elephant

Episode 2 | 1h 52m 53s

This episode picks up the story in the wake of the declaration of a “war on cancer” by Richard Nixon in 1971 and the search for a cure. In the lab, rapid progress is made in understanding the essential nature of the cancer cell, leading to the revolutionary discovery of the genetic basis of cancer, but few new therapies become available.

Aired: 03/31/15

Expired: 01/01/70

Rating: TV-PG

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