Cuba And Cancer: Who Would Have Thought?

English: The Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Españo...
English: The Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Español: El líder cubano Fidel Castro. Italiano: Il leader cubano Fidel Castro Français : Le dirigeant cubain Fidel Castro. 日本語: キューバの最高指導者であるフィデル・カストロ Português: O líder cubano Fidel Castro. ‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Cubas statsoverhode Fidel Castro. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
I have always admired Castro's medicine men. Fidel has done amazing work on basic medicine. He has sent doctors around the world over decades. His was the original Doctors Without Borders. But I had no idea his model also gave him an edge on the cutting edges of medicine.

Americans could soon be thanking Fidel Castro for their revolutionary cancer drugs
an accord between New York’s Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Cuba’s Center for Molecular Immunology that will bring the Cuban lung cancer vaccine Cimavax to the United States for clinical trials ..... While not a cure for cancer by any means, Cimavax is a powerful and incredibly cheap cancer drug in Cuba. “Medical researchers at the Center for Molecular Immunology worked on Cimavax for 25 years before the Ministry of Health made it available to the public — for free — in 2011”