Why Do I Have To Wait So Long?

Patience is the last thing you can reasonably ask of someone who's in the final stages of terminal cancer. For these people and their families, talk of safety and efficacy and extended double-blind trials are just so much noise. A treatment that may be available five years from now or next year or even in a few months amounts to no treatment at all. So what if angiostatin and endostatin work only in mice? If there's even a minuscule chance the compounds will cure cancer in humans too, why should the dying have to wait another minute?

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