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Old 10-17-2012, 04:02 AM   #557
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I know what it means to fight cancer as an individual.

My point was only made with reference to the idea that something as multifarious as cancer is something that is defeatable.

I don't believe in such pervasive technological optimism.



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fight cancer means having brain surgery after months/ years of chemo didn't completely work. Being ill having fevers,rashes taking blood tests weekly. Cleaning ports having blood cloats, getting blood transfusions when you have half the blood of a normal person. Having iv feed you cause of the sores in your throat. Receiving a stem cell transplant is so painful. Then, the extreme pain from bones being forced to produce cells. Having to drink that crap for ct scans every few months.
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