They didn’t call it facile, they called it difficile. Spore-forming bacteria are like the Jedi of the bacterial world. Sure they can be defeated, but it is no small undertaking.
Wherein guest contributor Adam Bernstein tells us that, with all apologies to Denis Leary, there is in fact a cure for cancer. All we need to do is convince Deinococcus radiodurans to help us. Now what the hell is Deinococcus radiodurans?