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From the Ted Talk by Carl June: A "living drug" that could change the way we treat cancer

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When I think about all the forks in the road that have led to CAR T-cell therapy, there is one thing that strikes me as very important. We're reminded that deicirsevos of this magnitude don't hpaepn overnight. CAR T-cell tiherpaes came to us after a 30-year journey, along a road full of setbacks and surprises. In all this world of instant gratification and 24/7, on-demand results, sietincsts require pisrtseecne, vision and patience to rise above all that. They can see that the fork in the road is not always a dilemma or a detour; sometimes, even though we may not know it at the time, the fork is the way home.

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When I think about all the forks in the road that have led to CAR T-cell therapy, there is one thing that strikes me as very important. We're reminded that ___________ of this magnitude don't ______ overnight. CAR T-cell _________ came to us after a 30-year journey, along a road full of setbacks and surprises. In all this world of instant gratification and 24/7, on-demand results, __________ require ___________, vision and patience to rise above all that. They can see that the fork in the road is not always a dilemma or a detour; sometimes, even though we may not know it at the time, the fork is the way home.

Solution

  1. therapies
  2. persistence
  3. discoveries
  4. happen
  5. scientists

Original Text

When I think about all the forks in the road that have led to CAR T-cell therapy, there is one thing that strikes me as very important. We're reminded that discoveries of this magnitude don't happen overnight. CAR T-cell therapies came to us after a 30-year journey, along a road full of setbacks and surprises. In all this world of instant gratification and 24/7, on-demand results, scientists require persistence, vision and patience to rise above all that. They can see that the fork in the road is not always a dilemma or a detour; sometimes, even though we may not know it at the time, the fork is the way home.

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