Trump and Biden both talk of curing cancer, but Americans need realism not false hope

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But it is difficult to discuss a complex malady like cancer in the language traditionally reserved for other illnesses. No silver bullet is likely to exist, as cancer is not one disease but hundreds of distinct diseases with distinct causes, gene mutations and vulnerabilities.

Progress on each form has thus varied, with some types more responsive than others despite a recent proliferation of new treatments.

Source: NBC news