In the late 1990s, HIV/AIDS devastated the sub-Saharan African nation of Botswana, infecting 25 percent of the population. Through a massive collaboration involving the country’s leaders, eminent local and international scientists, and determined partners spanning multiple disciplines and industries, Botswana successfully brought the epidemic under control—in the process becoming a global model for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Today, cancer poses the same kind of threat to Botswana’s people. The country’s severe shortage of cancer facilities, programs, and trained personnel translates into the grim statistic that roughly three out of four patients diagnosed with cancer in Botswana will die of the disease. To read the full story.