Medical research isn't top of mind for most Americans, whether it's a presidential election cycle or not. I understand why. We think it's something that just gets done. When we picture medical research, we picture a scientist in a white coat somewhere looking at cells under a microscope. We know it will take years for that cell to become a medicine to become a treatment to become a cure. I
he hope for those (like my own brother) who have what today are deemed as incurable cancers, is that they can be sustained long enough on therapies that slow down or halt cancer progression, giving the opportunity for one of the exciting new therapeutic approaches to become a reality and win the battle and ultimately the War on Cancers.
"Number one is laugh--you should laugh every day. Number two is think--you should spend some time in thought. And number three is, you should have your emotions moved to tears--it could be happiness or joy. But think about it: If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heckuva day."