A doctor devotes his life's work to finding a cure for breast cancer.

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Dr. Dennis Slamon
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Nicole Wilson
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Tish
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Lilly Tartikoff
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Blake Rogers
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Elizabeth
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Donna Slamon (as Paula Cale Lisbe)
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Fran Visco
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Barbara Bradfield
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Tina
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Dean Bradfield
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Josh
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Carl Reinhardt
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A doctor devotes his life's work to finding a cure for breast cancer.

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cancer | drug | herceptin | oncologist | See All (4) »

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You can create miracles with hope.

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Biography | Drama

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18 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Experiência de Uma Vida  »

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After Donna joins Dennis Slamon in the swing, his right hand is on her elbow. After the cut to another angle she is suddenly turned further towards him with his hand is on her side. See more »

Connections

Featured in For Life: The Journey of Dr. Dennis Slamon (2009) See more »

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We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Arranged by Joe Lervold
Performed by The Joel Evans Quartet
Courtesy of Master Source
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Inspirational True Story
5 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the true story of the first Doctor to find a treatment for breast cancer that did not involve killing cells in the body (radiation/ chemo). This determined physician - Dr. Dennis J. Slamon - and his vision for a new treatment and those who believed and supported him in his work is so movingly told. The producing team (Chicago, Hairspray) including Renee Zellweger, and the incredible cast of actors, and wonderfully directed - you know this film was a true labor of love. It shows in every minute of the film. I missed this on TV and just happened upon this at the Blockbuster and I was blown away it is the best movie I have seen this year. Like others I wept at times with sorrow and other times with joy. Thank you to all that made the showing of this story possible.


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