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Don't Miss "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" (3/30-4/1) on PBS

Mar 27, 2015

PBS will air the three-part Ken Burns series, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, on March 30, 31, and April 1, from 9:00-11:00 PM EST (please check your local listings for the scheduled times in your area). The series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee of Columbia University.

The book and the documentary present a comprehensive story of cancer that combines historical narrative with intimate stories of current-day patients, along with an investigation into the latest scientific breakthroughs.

For additional information and previews of the documentary please visit: www.cancerfilms.org and www.pbs.org.

For those outside the US, WETA, the primary US broadcaster for the event, expects to provide the shows afterwards on-line through their website (www.weta.org) in their Video section, but cannot commit yet to a specific date.

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