Encore Presentation of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

March 31, 2015
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PBS's new documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies may be the most anticipated film ever about cancer. The three-part, six-hour documentary series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee.

This comprehensive story of cancer combines a historical narrative with intimate stories about current day patients, along with an investigation into the latest scientific breakthroughs. On the show are Executive Producer Ken Burns and Director Barak Goodman