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Nova gained an exclusive when it secured the story rights to the life of Dr. Judah Folkman. The controversial cancer treatment pioneer tells all about his dramatic struggle to erase the disease from the planet. Folkman began unraveling the cure for cancer when he was a surgical resident. Through his work to find a substitute for transfusable blood, Folkman made an important discovery about the growth of cancer cells. Forty years later, the determined doctor is still chopping through dense scientific foliage to find a successful treatment. Nova explores the triumphs and setbacks of America's foremost cancer warrior. ~ Sarah Ing, Rovi