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Title Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies: The Blind Men And The Elephant - Ep 2 / Director: Dickson, Deborah
Published Australia : SBS, 2015
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Summary In 1971, Richard Nixon declared a 'war on cancer'. Flush with optimism and awash with federal dollars, the cancer field plunged forward in search of a cure, leading to the revolutionary discovery of the genetic basis of cancer. But it's not until the late 1990s that advances in research begin to translate into more precise targeted therapies. Following this history, the story of Dr Lori Wilson, a surgical oncologist who is diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2014, deals with emotional and physical struggles, providing a bracing counterpoint to the historical narrative
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2016-06-12 at 21:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Breast -- Cancer.
Cancer -- Genetic aspects.
Cancer -- Research.
Carcinogenesis.
Lumpectomy.
Mastectomy.
United States.
England.
Form Streaming video
Author Dickson, Deborah, director
Goodman, Barak, director
Herrmann, Edward, host
Baselga, Jose, contributor
Bishop, J. Michael, contributor
Burkitt, Denis, contributor
Demetri, George, contributor
Desmond-Hellmann, Susan, contributor
DeVita, Vincent, contributor
Fisher, Bernard, contributor
Groopman, Jerome, contributor
Henderson, I. Craig, contributor
Holland, James, contributor
Klausner, Richard, contributor
Lander, Eric, contributor
Levine, Arnold, contributor
Levinson, Arthur, contributor
Lichter, Allen, contributor
Mills, Gordon, contributor
Mukherjee, Siddhartha, contributor
Slamon, Dennis, contributor
Varmus, Harold, contributor
Weinberg, Robert, contributor