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

    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

    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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    Keith Friend

    S1 - 3m 14s

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

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    Dr. Wilson

    S1 - 4m 40s

    Dr. Lori Wilson is a surgical oncologist that has double breast cancer.

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    Jeff Castelaz

    S1 - 2m 7s

    Jeff lost his son Pablo when he was 6 years old. He and his wife created The Pablove foundation in his son’s honor.

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    Official Trailer

    S1 - 6m 12s

    THE STORY OF CANCER: The Emperor of All Maladies examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective and a biographer’s passion. The series artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate vérité film; and a scientific and investigative report.

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    Jerri Little

    S1 - 3m 18s

    Gospel singer and mother of 4, Jerri Little uses her music to help herself and others in the struggle with cancer.

  • 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.

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    Highlights

    S1 - 37m 58s

    Highlights from the film.

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