Cancer

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  1. ItsAWholeThing

    ItsAWholeThing Well-Known Member

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    When i was young i was made to believe AIDs was going to be an epidemic and we would all die from it,there was a huge amount of fear put on us.I think it was a smoke screen for what was really the true epidemic(cancer),i feel like it was brought on by government .In other words it was a smoke screen because cancer is a multi-billion dollar industry,has anyone else ever thought about this?I know this is way off topic,unfunny etc. but everyday someone i know is getting cancer young or old.Any thoughts?
     
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    There is one AIDS virus, there are many different types of cancers. 30 years ago there was no cure or effective treatment for AIDS so I see why there was such a panic.
     
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    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    I saw my first smoke screen on 9/11
     
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    A few years ago I got hit with non hodgkin's lymphoma. It was rough fucking blow but they quickly told me I was lucky. I got the "good" cancer. They had cured it basically five years before. Maybe cured is the wrong word but they had the mixture of drugs and treatment that made recovery very, very high. If I had gotten it six years before....I don't know.

    If you think there is some all powerful body spreading cancer as a money maker then you need to hang out with Hanzi
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    What? You think they give away AIDS treatments for free?
     
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    I have a tone of thoughts, but It's a whole thing.
     
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    ItsAWholeThing Well-Known Member

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    no iam not saying that,im just saying i dont a person with aids or anyone whoever has.I continue to watch friends ,acquaintances drop from cancer its depressing
     
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    Sorry to hear that.
     
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    Dump Button Former Mall Security Guard

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    Wow that is an amazing story. All that R&D work paid off. Thanks for sharing and u made my day some how
     
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    ItsAWholeThing Well-Known Member

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    Glad to hear you made it through
     
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    Same here. I just hit my 5 year remission date. One oncologist told me when he started his practice in 1969 that a patient like me would have been dead within a year. Now they can cure it.
     
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    My honor to share. I'm grateful beyond belief to those doctors and nurses. Every now and then I just order a massive deli platter for them.
     
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    Yeah fucking nuts isn't it? Just in general I was talking with the doctor and I asked him what he would have done 30 years ago. The tumors were around my lungs. He said, "We would have doped you to ease the pain and hope you died in your sleep."

    :ohnoes:
     
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    Yes, I've been increasingly thinking about this too. My own suspicion so far is that it's tied to the make-up of our diets, which have changed significantly in the last 30-40 years or so thanks to things like GM crops and food additives etc.

    I won't be surprised if in years to come the food we're eating is eventually demonstrated to be harmful and that we're looked back on as a 'naive' generation for even eating it, much in the same way we look back the people prior to the 70's who believed smoking was harmless.
     
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    That could turn out to be the truth. I don't believe for a second there is some evil plot but we might be doing something now that we find out is REALLY wrong.
     
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    Funny this thread popped up today. My 67 year old dad was diagnosed with melanoma today. It's a spot on his scalp, the worst kind. We will know how far it's spread on Tuesday. Pretty tough day, he's a tremendous man. My only thought in life was to make him proud.

    He is healthy, and active. Plays golf 3 days a week.
     
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    ItsAWholeThing Well-Known Member

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    I am so sorry to hear this,my friends wife died a yr ago from breast cancer she was 35.Her mother died also from cancer,he just found out the other day his daughter(he has 5) has leukemia
     
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    AIDS is spread by sex. That was the terrifying thing that peaked interest. People are going to have sex, aids be damned. You can't control the spread of cancer (within reason) and it ain't as sexy a topic as a sexually transmitted disease
     
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    Sorry to hear that. All the best to him and your family.




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