posted on Aug, 4 2011 @ 10:51 PM
Agree CURE and TREATMENT are different, still semantics though. That 2-4% probably considers it a cure. Then many cancers go into remission without
Modern medical science has no "cure" but it does have a lock on what are acceptable treatments. While apricot pit/laetrile treatments and "folk"
remedies are permitted some places others like the US are very restrictive. I would rather review the various treatment options and decide for myself
what course to take. If diagnosed I would want medical "advice" from several sources, but nothing more than advice and recommendations along with
monitoring the condition.
Since there is no "cure" I would want to reserve my choice in the matter of treatments. Radiation and chemo are hard on the body, expensive,
uncomfortable and debilitating, and not effective in many, many cases. I would want the option of folk cures to be available including cannabinol oil
and laetrile. It's a matter of basic "ownership" of body. MY body.
Managing pain, at some point in time it's the only options remaining. Again, my choice is for unrestricted. What is the cost of morphine? If my end
were to be long and slow I would like my own poppy garden and waste away in my own home opium den. My aunt was offered Marinol, at $900 for a month
supply!! Dying is a racket. It costs $$$ to die in comfort. Pharma is not going to let you go quietly into the night without paying the fare.
Many suggest the cancer research labs are not seeking a cure, and so far they have only produced managment treatments. Where those cancer research
grants are the largest it is where the treatment options are the most restrictive and expensive.
Medicine, the practice, in Latin America is a whole different animal than in the US. It is still affordable. It is much more "caring" and less
restrictive and much less profit-oritnted. Global drug policy keeps all medicinal products controlled and high-priced. For the dying man there should
be no restrictions, what's the point? Profit, something more?
edit on 4-8-2011 by Erongaricuaro because: (no reason given)