«We have the wrong analogy when it comes to treating cancer. Instead of the analogy between cancer and bacterial infections, we should be using an analogy between cancer and invasive species. The goal is not to eliminate pests because applied ecologists have learned that’s futile. Instead what they’ve learned to do is to keep the pests at a tolerable level».
Não vejo mesmo controvérsia alguma na proposta desassombrada do médico radiologista Robert Gatenby. Quando não há cura possível, a aposta deverá ser maximizar a qualidade de vida do doente oncológico.