The film adaptation of The Emperor of All Maladies will premiere on PBS stations on March 30. Running three nights, the film is produced by Ken Burns, directed by Barak Goodman, and is underwritten by more than a few companies and organizations that have major investments in cancer and/or cancer treatment.
While a three-night, six-hour miniseries is no small endeavor, a companion radio series, Cancer Stories, started on NPR stations Monday. This is a ten-part program, airing on All Things Considered and Morning Edition all this week and the week of March 23 (the week prior to the premiere of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. Here’s a preview of the radio show (yes, it’s a video preview of a radio program).
And since you’ve probably missed at least one of the stories, they are available online following their initial broadcast.