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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

  • Dr. Jose Baselga: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dr. Jose Baselga

    S1 - 2m 19s

    Dr. Baselga brings his years of experience and success into the conversation on where we are in the hunt for a cure.

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    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.

  • Keith Friend: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Keith Friend

    S1 - 3m 14s

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

  • What is Cancer?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What is Cancer?

    S1 - 4m 39s

    Cancer is the fastest growing disease on earth.

  • Angelo Merendino: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Angelo Merendino

    S1 - 3m 11s

    Angelo Merendino took a series of poignant photographs over the final weeks of his wife’s life.

  • Themes of Cancer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Themes of Cancer

    S1 - 5m 24s

    One great theme in cancer over the last hundred years is the bravery, the heroism of scientists, doctors and their patients, who have refused to accept the staus quo. This is what has advanced cancer to the state we are now and hopefully will advance it far more in the years to come.

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    Dr. Robert Weinberg

    S1 - 5m 15s

    Dr. Weinberg developed experiments to identify the first human oncogene- the Ras Oncogene.

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