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New Ken Burns documentary features Hopkins cancer care unit

New Ken Burns documentary features Hopkins cancer care unit

A new Ken Burns-produced documentary on cancer premiering on PBS later this month features several patient stories and interviews conducted with clinicians and scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" will air nationwide on PBS stations on March 30, March 31 and April 1. The six-hour documentary, for which Burns was the executive producer and chief creative consultant, will air in three two-hour episodes at 9 p.m. each night.

The Cancer Center was one of two facilities where documentarians filmed clinicians and patients "in...

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