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Series
NOVA
Program
Cancer Detectives of Lin Xian, The
Program Number

710

Title

NOVA; Cancer Detectives of Lin Xian, The

Series Description

NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Premiered March 1974.

Program Description

In one of the first films ever to come out of modern China, NOVA sifts through clues that Chinese scientists have uncovered in their pursuit of particularly virulent and elusive forms of cancer from which one out of every four people die.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Biology
Health and Exercise
Peoples of East Asia
Medicine
Genres
Science
Creators
Goldwyn, Edward (Writer)
Campbell-Jones, Simon (Executive Producer)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Cancer Detectives of Lin Xian, The; NOVA; Cancer Detectives of Lin Xian, The,” GBH Archives, accessed March 3, 2024, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_86DDCE84BFEE4CB5899520D6E81FB5FC.
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