Cancer - a word that brings terror to any patient
news by their doctor - is examined in this collection of
early films in the discovery and treatment of this dread disease.
This DVD is a collection of three films exploring cancer, its causes
and treatment in the mid 20th century.
This film has a run time of approximately 38 minutes.
Here are the films contained in the DVD:
Tobacco and the Human Body (1954) - This film takes a look at smoking
and its effects on the human body. It looks at all the chemical
components of smoking (tar, nicotine, etc.) and also examines the
reasons that people smoke.
You Are The Switchman (1951) - This film explores the need for
early detection of cancer and what warning signs one should be on
the lookout for to know if they should visit the doctor for testing.
The film also covers why early detection is important and looks
at several treatment methods of that era.
Cancer - This film covers the warning signs of cancer, cancer treatment
and the discussion of the truths and tales of cancer.
Here are some sample images from the DVD