The Truth in Small Doses: Why We're Losing the War on Cancer - and How to Win It

by Clifton Leaf,
The Jerusalem Post, July 26, 2013

A Gallup poll taken in December 1949, Clifton Leaf tells us, revealed that 77 percent of Americans did not believe that a human being would land on the moon by the end of the 20th century. At the same time, 88% of respondents did think that a cure for cancer would be discovered by the year 2000. They were wrong, of course, on both counts.