Ideas In Action With Jim Glassman
Cancer: The Emperor Of All MaladiesSeries Website »
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Guest: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer - winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction. Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee , an oncologist and medical researcher at Columbia University, has written a comprehensive book examining the history of cancer. Through the stories of several cancer patients and researchers who have made great strides in understanding and fighting the disease, Mukherjee sounds an optimistic note about future medical advances in understanding and fighting cancer.