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Olivier Coquillo

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Why can't we all get together and find a cure to all terminal diseases?

I have not done enough research on collaboration between research centers but I promise to read all of your comments, since I am mostly asking this question to learn from you.

One of my dreams is to be able to witness an international collaboration and a public commitment from top research centers to find a cure to terminal diseases and to distribute the cure for free to people in need.

Do you think that there is a competition between research centers and scientists? Do you think that some groups are more focused on finding a cure to make money rather than finding a cure to save lives? I would love to know what you think.

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  • May 2 2013: Its all a "money circle". People get sick, doctors identify the illness, find a cure, but it costs too much *most people who are sick are middle class or poor*, they market the cure, but only the rich and insured can afford it, and repeat. Im sure many centers collab and research together, the true question is "when will we be able to provide the cure?"
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      May 2 2013: "most people who are sick are middle class or poor"? If this is true, it will be mostly because there are far less rich people in this world than middle class and poor people combined. But I see what you mean though...

      When will we be able to provide the cure? Well I believe we can find the cure to all kinds of cancer in a relatively short period of time if we combine our research efforts all over the world. (This is based on my personal belief, not facts.)

      Thanks for commenting Brea.

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