TV series about cancer

List of the best series about cancer patients selected by visitors to our site: Life Sentence, Breaking Bad, Chasing Life, After Life, The Big C, New Amsterdam, Kidding, Proof, Odyssey 5, Durham County.

In the top there are new series of 2019, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Life Sentence (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration03:48
CharactersFamily, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotCancer
StyleFor girls, Uplifting, Soulful

When Stella finds out her terminal cancer is cured, she's going to have to learn to live with all the choices she's made when she decided to "live like she was dying".

Breaking Bad (2008)
Markimdb: 9.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:47
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Teachers, Partners, Terminally ill
PlotAdventures, Cancer, Relationship, Money, Obsession
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating, Action, Worth watching, For men

When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Chasing Life (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotCancer
StylePhilosophical, For girls, Soulful

April, an aspiring journalist, is balancing her ambitious career with her family and a new office romance. In an unexpected twist of fate, April learns that she has leukemia.

After Life (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:10
CharactersDogs, Friends, Widows
PlotDepression, Death, Cancer, Love
StyleNetflix, Sad ones

Tony had a perfect life. But after his wife Lisa suddenly dies, Tony changes. After contemplating taking his own life, he decides instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on.

The Big C (2010)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:28
CharactersTeachers, Students, Terminally ill
PlotDeath, Cancer
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry

A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.

New Amsterdam (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:41
CharactersDoctors, Surgeons, Nurses
PlotCancer, Relationship, Medicine
PlaceHospitals
StyleFascinating, To cry, Touching, By books

Dr. Max Goodwin, the hospital's newest medical director, sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.

Kidding (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersFamily, Celebrities, Rich, Actors
PlotDepression, Death, Cancer, Divorce
StylePhilosophical, For men, To cry, Touching, Makes me think

Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, is an icon of children's TV. But when his family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy tale or fable or puppet will guide him through this crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope. The result: a kind man in a cruel world faces a slow leak of sanity as hilarious as it is heartbreaking.

Proof (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56
CharactersGhosts, Terminally ill
PlotSupernatural, Religion, Life after death, Cancer, Death
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating

A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.

Odyssey 5 (2002)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Investigation, Mystery
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric

Odyssey 5 is a Canadian science fiction series that first ran in 2002 on Showtime in the United States and on Space in Canada.Odyssey 5 is the brainchild of Manny Coto, who served as a script-writer and executive producer during the series run. Through his website and in interviews, Coto has expressed his interest in returning to the series at some point, either continuing it or giving it a conclusion.

Durham County (2007)
Markimdb: 7.4
CharactersSerial killers
PlotMissing people, Cancer
StyleFascinating, Action, Fancy, Dark

Detective Mike Sweeney has just moved with his wife and daughters from Toronto to his hometown of Durham County after the death of his partner. Hoping to escape the violent world of big city police work, Mike falls into a suburban world besieged by crime, abuse and murder.

One Mississippi (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTerminally ill, Strong women, Parents
PlotDeath, Cancer, Funeral
PlaceHospitals
StyleTouching

This semi-autobiographical dark comedy starring Tig Notaro follows her as she returns to her hometown after the sudden death of her mother. Still reeling from her own declining health problems, Tig struggles to find her footing with the loss of the one person in her life who understood her. All while dealing with her clingy girlfriend and her dysfunctional family.

Alexa & Katie (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
PlotCancer
PlaceSchool
StyleTouching

Lifelong best friends Alexa and Katie are eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school. The pals confront a crisis that leaves them feeling like outsiders at a time when what seems to matter most is fitting in.




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