Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
~ Dr. Robert A. Gordon
The Emperor of All Maladies is a remarkable history of modern day cancer starting in the 1940’s and tracing the amazing scientific advances that are present today. The book is a fascinating read for anyone who has been touched by cancer. The reader will experience the gut wrenching disappointments and the heart warming hopes of cancer patients and the professionals who provide their care.
The film rendition will air as a 3 part series on PBS on March 30, 31, and April 1 at 9pm. You may see the program titles appear in the TV guide as follows: Episode One: Magic Bullets Episode Two: The Blind Men and the Elephant Episode Three: Finding the Achilles Heel
Both the book and the film were written by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee.