Cancer is the most feared of all illnesses. It strikes one of every two men and one of every three women during their lives. So now we have an visual experience which helps us to understand what cancer is, how it has changed, what oncologists use to treat it, and how a patient can successfully overcome cancer.
The film Cancer: the Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer has recently appeared on PBS. It is based on the Pulitzer prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, which is an excellent read. Let me give you my thoughts on the film.