TV documentary probes mysteries, treatments, advances in cancer

March 26, 2015 2:26 PM

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TV documentary probes mysteries, treatments, advances in cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For documentary maker Ken Burns the film "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" has a special significance because the multiple Emmy award-winner's mother died of the disease when he was a boy.

Burns was 11 years old when she lost her battle with cancer, an event he said robbed him of his childhood.

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