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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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 »

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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
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An enjoyable and enriching experience
3 January 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A surprisingly good movie. Surprising, partly because it was Harry Connick Jnr, partly because of the low budget, partly because the subject matter could have so easily lent itself to schmaltz.

Harry Connick Jr turned it a great performance. He somehow added the right amount of nerd to give a realistic feeling performance. The director triumphed over the budget, creating a compelling movie. Particularly striking was the effective deployment of a disused cliché, the white fadeout. The treatment was sensitive, with a true feel for the complexities involved in such a life and death area.

The film is not easy to watch in places, the ending is somewhat patronizing, but overall, an enjoyable and enriching experience.


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