“It was the most important thing I did: banning the sale of tobacco to people under 21 will reduce the number of deaths by 57,000 per year”

Ron DePinho always saw his parents as an example of life. Portuguese immigrants to the United States, “poor and very little literateâ€, as he describes, were those who always valued education within the family. From them he inherited the “fundamental valuesâ€, the commitment to “helping others†and the “work ethicâ€, which made him reach the top of cancer research in the world. 25 years ago, when his father died of colon cancer, the path became even clearer – and began to be done “in his honor†.

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Francesco Giganti

Journalist, social media, blogger and pop culture obsessive in newshubpro

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