The Truth in Small Doses
Prologue How Did We Get Here?
Two years before I came to believe that we were losing the “war on cancer,” I had concluded that we were on the brink of victory.
The notion had spun out of an extraordinary conversation I’d had in February 2002 with Daniel Vasella, then the chief executive officer of the Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis. He was in New York for the World Economic Forum, the annual gathering of business titans, statesmen, movie stars, and...