Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Share this:

Send this via e-mail

Fill out the form below to share this page with your friends.

Enter multiple addresses on separate lines or separate them with commas.
(Your Name) has forwarded a page to you
(Your Name) thought you would like to see this page from the WDSE•WRPT web site.

This three-part documentary tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. The six-hour film interweaves a sweeping historical narrative with intimate stories about contemporary patients and an investigation into the latest scientific breakthroughs that may have brought us within sight of lasting cures.

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

March 30-April 1, 2015
8-10pm on PBS North

Directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, the series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D.


Participants can share their stories now at CancerFilms.org , the interactive website that includes a mixture of produced and user-generated content. Engage with the project on Twitter, via @CancerFilm or #CancerFilm, and visit the project on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CancerFilm.