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Cancer: the emperor of all maladies (DVD) - 3 discs

By: Ward, Geoffrey.
Contributor(s): Burns, Ken | Goodman, Barak | Blistein, David | Livingston, Jr. Peter R [Editor] | Sim, Karen K.H [Editor] | Novack, Nancy [Editor].
Publisher: Virginia WETA and Laura Ziskin Pictures, Inc. 2015Subject(s): Cancer - History | Leukemia - History | Siddhartha Mukherjee - Television adaptationsDDC classification: 616.99​4 Summary: Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, this film tells the story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. It interweaves a sweeping historical narrative; with intimate stories about contemporary patients; and an investigation into the latest scientific breakthroughs that may have brought us to the brink of lasting cures. (http://www.shoppbs.org/product/index.jsp?productId=58647566&cp=&sr=1&kw=cancer&origkw=CANCER&parentPage=search#Details)
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Disc 1; Disc 2; Disc 3, Special Features

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, this film tells the story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. It interweaves a sweeping historical narrative; with intimate stories about contemporary patients; and an investigation into the latest scientific breakthroughs that may have brought us to the brink of lasting cures.

(http://www.shoppbs.org/product/index.jsp?productId=58647566&cp=&sr=1&kw=cancer&origkw=CANCER&parentPage=search#Details)

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