Conversations at KCTS 9/Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Siddhartha Mukherjee

Siddhartha Mukherjee discusses his new book and the nature of cancer.

About the Episode

What if we thought of cancer not as a disease, but almost as a person, with its own unique history? That's what Siddhartha Mukherjee has done in his new book, "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer." In this episode of "Conversations," we talk with Mukherjee about the nature of cancer, what progress we've made against it, and what's in store for the future.

Chapter 1: A Biography of Cancer

Chapter 2: The Nature of Cancer

Chapter 3: The Fight Against Cancer

Chapter 4: War and Diversity

Chapter 5: Halstead and Radical Surgery

Chapter 6: Advances in Treatment

Chapter 7: The Human Side of Cancer

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About Siddhartha Mukherjee

Siddhartha Mukherjee (born 1970) is an Indian-American oncologist and non-fiction author. He studied at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, earning a Ph.D. in immunology and then attended Harvard Medical School. Mukherjee is currently the Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University.

About "Conversations at KCTS 9"

Insightful interviews with the most interesting local and national personalities. Join KCTS 9's Enrique Cerna for in-depth, candid conversations with noted journalists, authors, filmmakers, politicians, and athletes.

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