Science and Nature

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies matches the epic scale of the disease, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience, and perseverance but also of hubris, paternalism and misperception.

Terri's Story

19m 44s

Terri Rodighiero, a nurse, was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer, a difficult cancer to treat. This is her story.

Episodes

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    Terri's Story

    19m 44s

    Terri Rodighiero, a nurse, was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer, a difficult cancer to treat. This is her story.

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    Cancer: A Conversation

    28m 17s

    This 30-minute special features a roundtable conversation hosted by Katie Couric of Yahoo! News and co-founder of “Stand Up To Cancer.” Couric interviews Ken Burns; Sharon Percy Rockefeller, President and CEO of WETA and a cancer survivor; and Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the book upon which the film is based.

Extras + Features

  • Ken Jeong: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ken Jeong

    S1 - 3m 20s

    Film and television actor Ken Jeong found out that his wife had breast cancer when he started shooting The Hangover.

  • Maura Tierney: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Maura Tierney

    S1 - 2m 20s

    Actress, Survivor, Television actress Maura Tierney talks candidly about her breast cancer diagnosis and her fears about chemotherapy.

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    Dr. Sidney Farber

    S1 - 7m 33s

    Dr. Sidney Farber, an oncologist at Children's Hospital in Boston, strives for a cure.

  • Cindy Campbell: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cindy Campbell

    S1 - 3m 1s

    Cindy transforms her grief over the loss of her young son to spread a positive message through The Muddy Puddles Project.

  • Palliative Care: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Palliative Care

    S1 - 7m 3s

    Some patients need to deal with end of life prognosis and choices.

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