Cancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies

February 2017

S1 Ep3 - Find The Achilles Heel

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Scientists believe they have cracked the essential mystery of the malignant cell and the first targeted therapies have been developed. But cancer reveals new layers of complexity and unforeseen defences. Many call for a new focus on prevention and e...

S1 Ep2 - The Blind Men And The Elephant

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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 th...

S1 Ep1 - Magic Bullets

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The search for a cure for cancer is the greatest epic in the history of science. This episode follows the story of Sidney Farber, who introduced chemotherapy in the late 1940s, galvanising a full-scale national war on cancer. Fast-forward to the pre...