Documentaries, medicine

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

YEAR: 2015 | LENGTH: 3 parts (120 minutes each)

DESCRIPTION: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, tells the complete story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. At six hours, the 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, at long last, to the brink of lasting cures. – source

01. Magic Bullets
02. The Blind Men and the Elephant
03. Finding an Achilles Heel