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Looking for the name of a story about a time traveler who goes back to WW2 England to prevent the development of a cure for cancer. The traveler is a well known cancer patient, who appears at a clinic where a doctor has made a breakthrough discovery that will lead to a cure for cancer. The doctor does not even know the implications of his discovery yet, and the traveler eventually morphs himself into a bomb and blows up the doctor, himself, and the lab.

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    Does this answer your question? Jan 29, 2021 at 0:59
  • And then slowly reconstitutes himself. I've read this one recently but can't remember the title or author. Jan 29, 2021 at 2:39
  • @JörgWMittag - based on our meta consensus both of the answers need be accepted in order for one question to be closed as a dupe
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    Jan 29, 2021 at 7:17
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I need help identifying a short science fiction story about cancer as human evolution

Think I read it in the Conklin anthology.

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