The Truth About Cancer

The Truth About Cancer
Type TV Special
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Linda Garmon Narrator n/a 120790 1000001
Linda Garmon Director n/a 2 2000001
Eric Stange Director Additional Directing 2 2000002
Peter Berkrot Director (Narration) 2 2000003
George Matson Director (Narration) 2 2000004
Dana Calderwood Director (A Conversation About Cancer) 2 2000005
Laurie Donnelly Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Linda Garmon Producer n/a 3 3000002
Eric Stange Producer Additional Producing 3 3000003
Anne Adams Producer (A Conversation About Cancer) 3 3000004
Howard Cutler Producer Website Producer(WGBH) 3 3000006
Sarah Grafman Producer Website Producer(WGBH) 3 3000007
Karen Caiazzo Associate Producer n/a 171 3000008
Deborah Hurley Associate Producer (A Conversation About Cancer) 171 3000009
Linda Garmon Writer n/a 120782 4000001
Thomas Bellotti Unit Manager (WGBH) 120832 5000001
Tina Magnuson Production Manager (A Conversation About Cancer) 305 5000002
Hilary Buxton Production Manager (WGBH) 305 5000003
Manse Sharp Technical Director (A Conversation About Cancer) 491 5000004
Mark McKenna Stage Manager Staging Supervisor(A Conversation About Cancer) 120797 5000005
Allison Humenuk Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Stephen McCarthy Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000002
P O'Brien Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000003
Alan Vuchner Videotape Operator VTR Operator(A Conversation About Cancer) 120833 6000004
Ron Washburn Video Videographer(A Conversation About Cancer) 120800 6000005
Jim Scurti Video Videographer(A Conversation About Cancer) 120800 6000006
Lyn Noland Video Videographer(A Conversation About Cancer) 120800 6000007
Jay Kulick Video Videographer(A Conversation About Cancer) 120800 6000008
David Satin Video Video Engineer(A Conversation About Cancer) 120800 6000009
Richard Chisolm Photography n/a 120835 6000010
Brian Dowley Photography n/a 120835 6000011
Austin de Besche Photography n/a 120835 6000012
Tom Hurwitz Photography n/a 120835 6000013
Richard Trethewey Photography Photographs(Larry & Linda) 120835 6000014
David Allen Colorist n/a 120920 6000015
Sabrina Zanella-Foresi Editor n/a 172 7000001
Harlan Reiniger Editor (A Conversation About Cancer) 172 7000002
David Allen On-Line Editor n/a 120811 7000004
Mark Steele On-Line Editor (WGBH) 120811 7000005
Alex Ezorsky Apprentice Editor Editing Intern 121012 7000006
Arndt Peemoeller Apprentice Editor Editing Intern 121012 7000007
Barrington Pheloung Music n/a 120781 8000001
David Carbonara Music n/a 120781 8000002
Brian Keane Music (WGBH) 120781 8000003
Barrington Pheloung Song ("Shopgirl") 120859 8000004
Mitchell Greenberg Set Designer (A Conversation About Cancer) 202 9000001
Robert Weinberg Consultant n/a 120784 12000001
Lisa Weissmann Consultant n/a 120784 12000002
Gregory Kalemkerian Consultant n/a 120784 12000003
Frederick Appelbaum Consultant n/a 120784 12000004
Raja Flores Consultant n/a 120784 12000005
Belinda Moss Hair (A Conversation About Cancer) 120794 13000001
Kristin Horan Hair (A Conversation About Cancer) 120794 13000002
Belinda Moss Makeup (A Conversation About Cancer) 353 13000003
Kristin Horan Makeup (A Conversation About Cancer) 353 13000004
Al Centrella Audio (A Conversation About Cancer) 120810 14000001
Skip Kent Audio (A Conversation About Cancer) 120810 14000002
Peter Taub Audio (A Conversation About Cancer) 120810 14000003
Geof Thurber Sound Design n/a 120905 14000004
Greg McCleary Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000005
Christopher Anderson Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000006
Steve Bores Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000007
Fred Burnham Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000008
John Cameron Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000009
Dwayne Dell Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000010
Daniel Hobi Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000011
Jason O'Neill Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000012
George Shafnacker Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000013
Dick Williams Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000014
Rob Freeman Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000015
Deke Hazirjian Lighting Technician Lighting Design(A Conversation About Cancer) 120907 15000001
Tiger McMullen Gaffer (A Conversation About Cancer) 268 15000002
Alison Kennedy Titles Title Design 120825 23000001
Bruce Walker Titles Title Design 120825 23000002
Tomoko Yokoyama Titles Title Design 120825 23000003
Tim Kennedy Digital Effects Artist After Effects 120960 23000004
Alison Kennedy Animator n/a 483 23000005
Bruce Walker Animator n/a 483 23000006
Tomoko Yokoyama Animator n/a 483 23000007
Kate Hofstetter Production Assistant (WGBH) 275 25000001
Elly Chou Production Production Intern 120824 25000002
Carolyn Polansky Production Production Intern 120824 25000003
Karen Rowan Production Production Intern 120824 25000004
Matthew Steele Production Production Intern 120824 25000005
Genevieve Wanucha Production Production Intern 120824 25000006
Mike Peavey Helicopter Pilot n/a 121003 25000007
Bob Burns Other Larry & Linda Footage 120795 26000001
Stephen D’onofrio Other Larry & Linda Footage 120795 26000002
Deborah Dorsey Other Larry & Linda Footage 120795 26000003
Boyd Estus Other Larry & Linda Footage 120795 26000004
Deborah Fryer Other Larry & Linda Footage 120795 26000005
Linda Garmon Other Larry & Linda Footage 120795 26000006
Jonathan Sahula Other Larry & Linda Footage 120795 26000007
Mary Haggerty Other Educational Outreach(WGBH) 120795 26000008
Amy Hubbard Other Educational Outreach(WGBH) 120795 26000009
Elizabeth Cohen Other Educational Outreach(WGBH) 120795 26000010
Becky Grandone Manager Business Manager(WGBH) 120827 28000001
Robin Staley Publicity Marketing & Station Relation(WGBH) 120789 29000001
Susan Chinsen Publicity Marketing & Station Relation(WGBH) 120789 29000002
Ann Petruccelli Publicity Marketing & Station Relation(WGBH) 120789 29000003
Erika Denn Publicity Marketing & Station Relation(WGBH) 120789 29000004
Synopsis
Linda Garmon, narrates the moving story of her husband's battle with cancer. Garmon returns to the same Boston-area hospitals at which her husband was treated, and exposes startling truths about survival rates of metastasized cancers, and the limited success of drugs and clinical trials. The stories of three additional cancer patients are interwoven, and their families and doctors, as they navigate the deeply personal decisions surrounding the disease. It also comprises of several medical professionals working to promote screening, research the latest developments in cancer treatment, and help patients and their families live with a cancer diagnosis.