Can cancer be cured?

From the CNN website:

President Obama’s pledge to conquer cancer “in our time” is a great goal, but some cancer specialists say that rather than finding a cure, a more realistic scenario is that certain cancers that are fatal today will move into the realm of chronic illnesses.

Prevention efforts, including discouraging smoking, obesity, and environmental hazards, are also important components of the cure, says Dr. Andreas Ullrich, medical officer in cancer control at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.

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