I’ll take the vaccine just as soon as it’s offered. Vaccines have saved millions of lives and continue to do so. It is a sad fact that, as we solve other fatal illnesses and diseases, more and more of us will develop cancer. But this does not mean there is more cancel, that would be to misread the data. The fact is, most of us would develop a cancer if we lived long enough, and as more of us live longer and longer, it is happening. I think the figures are now that 1 in 2 of us will get a cancer diagnosis in our lifetimes. Remember, life expectancy is up by maybe 20 years in just 100 years. Most of those 80-somethings with cancer would have been dead when still 60-something.

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