The Truth About Cancer

Overview

This documentary by filmmaker Linda Garmon traces the lives of people diagnosed with cancer, as well as family members of those patients. The project began when Garmon's husband entered a battle with the illness, and the hospital where he underwent treatment became the central location for the movie.
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Overview

This documentary by filmmaker Linda Garmon traces the lives of people diagnosed with cancer, as well as family members of those patients. The project began when Garmon's husband entered a battle with the illness, and the hospital where he underwent treatment became the central location for the movie.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Bonus video: Linda Ellerbee continues her conversation with the panel to address some frequently asked questions about cancer; Printable resources from the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship; Access to The Truth About Cancer web site
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/13/2008
  • UPC: 783421425590
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: Wgbh / Pbs
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:56:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Linda Garmon Voice Only
Technical Credits
Linda Garmon Director, Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Truth About Cancer
1. Introduction [3:55]
2. Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst [18:22]
3. Seeking the Holy Grail of Treatment [26:15]
4. The Question of "Prevention" [12:41]
5. The Cost of Surviving [10:01]
6. When the Fight is Over [9:52]
7. Setting New Expectations [3:44]
1. Thinking About Cancer [8:25]
2. Courage [8:24]
3. The Doctor-Patient Relationship [6:25]
4. What Cancer Brings [6:01]
5. Credits [1:24]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Truth About Cancer
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      The Truth About Cancer
      Take One Step: A Conversation About Cancer with Linda Ellerbee
   Features
      Bonus Footage from Linda Ellerbee's Panel Discussion, Including Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Cancer
      DVD-ROM Features
   Accessibility Options
   Other Products of Interest
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