List of Useful Easy to Read Books About the Science of Cancer, Plus Movies
2013 – The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Genetic Mystery, a Lethal Cancer, and the Improbable Invention of a Lifesaving Treatment, by Jessica Wapner. Goodreads page is here.
2010 – The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee. It won the 2011 Pulitizer Prize for non-fiction. It is a biography of cancer. It is wonderful.
Movies and Videos
2015 – PBS turned Emperor of All Maladies into a wonderful miniseries. See this page at PBS for segments and other options.