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PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

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Season 28, Episode 12 Cancer Warrior

First Aired: February 27, 2001

Charting the three-and-a-half-decade quest by Boston medical researcher Judah Folkman to “starve” cancer cells by cutting off their blood supplies. The result of that quest: the drug endostatin (developed in 1996), which has been undergoing promising clinical trials. Folkman is interviewed throughout the hour. A number of other cancer researchers are also interviewed, as is former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop. Liev Schreiber narrates.

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