Breast Cancer

Meghan O’Hara’s cancer documentary 'The C Word' bursts forth with ideas

Meghan O’Hara’s cancer documentary 'The C Word' bursts forth with ideas

Meghan O’Hara’s edifying cancer documentary “The C Word” is bursting forth with ideas, many of which are barely contained within the time constraints of the film. O’Hara deftly wrangles them all into a compelling argument that seeks to make prevention the ultimate in cancer treatments. While marshaling lawmakers, lobbyists, scientists and patients into a film that’s motivated by her own journey with cancer, “The C Word” also becomes a tribute to the work of scientist and writer David Servan-Schreiber, whose book “Anticancer” informs the backbone of O’Hara’s film.

O’Hara, the Academy Award-nominated...

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