Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

A story of human ingenuity and perseverance but also of hubris and misperception.

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  • Cancer: A Conversation

    Katie Couric interviews Ken Burns, Sharon Rockefeller and Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee

About Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies matches the epic scale of the disease, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience, and perseverance but also of hubris, paternalism and misperception.

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