Time, Monday, Apr. 01, 2013
The hero scientist who defeats cancer will likely never exist.
No exalted individual, no victory celebration, no Marie Curie or Jonas Salk, who in 1955, after he created the first polio vaccine, was asked, So what's next? Cancer?--as if a doctor finished with one disease could simply shift his attention to another, like a chef turning from the soup to the entrée.
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