Harry Connick Jr. leads an all-star cast as Dr. Dennis Slamon, a brilliant oncologist whose development of a breakthrough treatment for breast cancer is cut short by a lack of financing. But when Slamon finds a couple of powerful supporters in big-hearted philanthropists Lilly Tartikoff (LAW AND ORDER's Angie Harmon) and Ron Perelman (Joe Nemmers), he is once again free to continue his research to the full. Unfortunately, a caveat for his new miracle cure may be waiting just around the corner. Co-stars Swoosie Kurtz, Regina Hall, Amanda Bynes, Amy Madigan, Jennifer Coolidge, and Bernadette Peters give stunning performances in this harrowing true story.
Top-rated Lifetime movie! Dr. Dennis Slamon has reached a breakthrough in his career. He has helped to develop a new experimental drug called Herceptin, which he hopes will become a revolutionary treatment in the fight against breast cancer. However, when funding for his project is cut, Slamon must turn to philanthropists Lilly Tartikoff and Ron Perelman to help make his life's most important work a reality. With the backing of his new supporters, Slamon continues to perfect his treatment, but his new drug proves that while it has the ability to give life, it does not work for everyone. This gut-wrenching true story explores one doctor's difficult struggle to find a cancer treatment that can save thousands of lives while giving meaning to his own life.