‘Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies’
Vanderbilt-Ingram hosting preview and panel discussion March 25
March 11, 2015
The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, in collaboration with Nashville Public Television, American Cancer Society, and Gilda’s Club, will host a free preview of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, a new three-part documentary by Barak Goodman, presented by Ken Burns, panel discussion and moderated Q&A on Wednesday, March 25 at the Vanderbilt University Student Life Center.
The event is free and open to the public; RSVP via http://emperorofallmaladies.eventbrite.com.
The panelists are:
- Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.: Director, Center of Cancer Targeted Therapies; Associate Director for Clinical Research, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center; and President, American Association for Cancer Research.
- Felice Apolinsky, LCSW: Program Director, Gilda’s Club Nashville; and cancer survivor.
- Christopher Brown: American Cancer Society volunteer and cancer survivor.
Who: NPT, American Cancer Society, Gilda’s Club and VICC
What: Preview screening & panel discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, a new three-part documentary by Barak Goodman, presented by Ken Burns
When: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Where: Vanderbilt University Student Life Center, 310 25th Ave. S., Nashville, Tenn. 37240. Complimentary valet parking; free parking in the 25th Avenue parking garage.
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies http://www.thestoryofcancer.org is a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns based on the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee. The documentary airs March 30-April 1on NPT. NPT will also air three short spots that localize the documentary’s content and feature representatives from each of our three partner organizations.