Originally Posted by Fish
Cancer could be eradicated within a few decades. We certainly won't have to live with it forever. One day it will be seen in the same capacity we currently view Polio. Nanotechnology will ensure that. It will be our "Magic pill". For that and countless other scenarios that cause cellular damage.
Cancer isn't so much cellular damage, as it is the cellular "code" that leads to out of control cellular growth and/or damage.
There are leads to possibly leading to decreasing it, but as far as eradicating it, I think a few decades is premature.