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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

  • Terri's Story: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    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. Bernard Fisher: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dr. Bernard Fisher

    S1 - 7m 33s

    Dr. Fisher believed in lumpechtomy rather than mastechtomy for treating Breast Cancer.

  • Dora Arias: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dora Arias

    S1 - 2m 12s

    Dora was diagnosed with cancer and realized how hard the system would be for people who did not speak English as well as she did.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Robert Weinberg: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dr. Robert Weinberg

    S1 - 5m 15s

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

  • Researchers Montage: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Researchers Montage

    S1 - 2m 29s

    Multiple clips from doctors and researchers on the subject of cancer.

  • Highlights: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Highlights

    S1 - 37m 58s

    Highlights from the film.

  • Scientific Proof: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scientific Proof

    S1 - 4m 19s

    Scientists are finally able to prove the health hazards of smoking.

  • Cancer Montage: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cancer Montage

    S1 - 1m 46s

    A selection of interviews from the film, including patients, doctors and caregivers.

  • Jeannie Joseph: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Jeannie Joseph

    S1 - 2m 17s

    Find out about Jeannie Joseph's story. She says, "you've got to keep fighting."

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