(Not) curing cancer only part of the story

Terry Speed accepts he’s never going to see the headline ‘statistician cures cancer’.

However, it’s a sure bet that every significant triumph we see in the long fight against the ‘big C’ has been won on the back of some serious, high-quality number crunching. And there’s a good chance Melburnian Terry Speed helped.

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