The Emperor of All Maladies artfully weaves three different films in one.
Discover Carol Rossetto's story.
A young woman, a keyboard and cancer.
Find out about Jeannie Joseph's story. She says, "you've got to keep fighting."
Fighting childhood cancer with humor.
Dr. Taylor lost her brother at a very young age to cancer.
Fighting cancer on your terms.
Television actress Maura Tierney talks about her breast cancer diagnosis.
Cindy transforms her grief over the loss of her young son.
Dr. Jose Baselga
Dr. Baselga brings his years of experience and success into the conversation about cancer.
Jeff lost his son Pablo to cancer when he was 6 years old.
Jerri Little uses her music to deal with cancer.
A series of poignant photographs, a lifetime of memories.
History of Cancer
Ancient physicians struggle to understand cancer.
Highlights from the film.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book the film tells the story of cancer
Academy Award-nominated actor Terrence Howard talks about the cancer "bully."
Lew Klein finds the humor in everything, even a cancer diagnosis.
Actor Ken Jeong found out that his wife had breast cancer when he started his big role.
The Jimmy Fund
Dr. Sidney Farber instigates a national campaign for cancer- The Jimmy Fund.
Virchow's microscope reveals that all cancer cells grow from normal cells
Themes of Cancer
Pushing the envelope of discovery is the great theme of cancer research.
Dr. Lori Wilson
Dr. Wilson, a cancer surgeon from Howard University Hospital, is diagnosed with cancer
Dr. Sidney Farber
Dr. Sidney Farber, an oncologist at Children's Hospital in Boston, strives for a cure.
The Rous Sarcoma Virus presented an opportunity to study carcinogenesis up close.
What is Cancer?
Cancer is the fastest growing disease on earth.
In 1947 Robert Sandler received his first injection of controversial amniopterin
Dora was diagnosed with cancer and realized how hard the system would be for ELLs.
Multiple clips from doctors and researchers on the subject of cancer.
The discovery of the SRC oncogene won Bishop and Varmus the Nobel Prize
Dr. Bernard Fisher
Dr. Fisher believed in lumpechtomy rather than mastechtomy for treating Breast Cancer.
Dr. Robert Weinberg
Dr. Weinberg developed experiments to identify the first human oncogene- the Ras Oncogene.
Tobacco advertising led to the rise of smoking in the early 20th century
Scientists are finally able to prove the health hazards of smoking.
Dr. Lori Wilson discusses her philosophy in treating her patients.
Dr. Lori Wilson is a surgical oncologist that has double breast cancer.
Cancer cells are constantly mutating and become resistant to drugs
After smoking and obesity the causes of cancer remain elusive and varied.
Cancer Treatment Today
Targeted therapies have made a significant difference in the fight against cancer.
Evolution in the Bottle
Doctors will soon be able to map all genes and pathways of the human body.
The future of cancer research and treatment is optimistic.
Anti-Tobacco ads began running in the late 1960s under the Fairness Doctrine.
Charting Smoking though the decades.
Some patients need to deal with end of life prognosis and choices.
Dr. Suzanne Cole
Dr. Cole works with patients who are dealing with end of life choices.
In the 1970s Mary Claire King began investigating genetic links of cancer in families
A selection of interviews from the film, including patients, doctors and caregivers.
In loving memory of Keith Friend - A great spirit and inspiration.