“Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” Documentary Coming Soon!

On March 30th, PBS will air the documentary “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” based on the Pulitzer prize winning book “Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” written by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, an oncologist at Columbia University. It is a six-part, 3-hour documentary with the following synopsis below from the film’s website:

This ‘biography’ of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer it, to a radical new understanding of its essence. The series also features the current status of cancer knowledge and treatment —the dawn of an era in which cancer may become a chronic or curable illness rather than its historic death sentence in some forms.”

Check out the film’s trailer and a link to the book on Amazon below by clicking the picture:

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