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Originally posted by Gab1159
You've probably all heard that Steve Jobs deceased today, so I'm not gonna break the news for ya...
However, there's something that rings odd to me regarding this whole situation.
It appears that exactly a week ago, Steve Jobs was fighting Samsung in Court. He was there, fighting a corporation.
Now I must first say I don't know much about cancers, but his has me wondering. I would think that a week prior to a cancer death, you wouldn't have the necessary energy to fight a big fat corporation and their lawyers in court...Am I wrong? I mean, he's been suffering from this cancer for months now, and we all know how tough it is to the body. I've seen some people slowly die from cancer, and from my personal experience, all I can say is that there is no way these people would have had the necessary energy to fight someone in court.
Is there something odd with his oh so sudden death? Maybe someone can help me here?
As I said, I don't know much about cancer and how fast it can kill.
Now here's another thing. Apple just announced there new iPhone, the iPhone 4GS. It's not even an iPhone 5. Of course, they will be making less money, because people won't feel this sudden urge to buy the new coolest toy in town...
What if (and I'm only saying what if) Steve Jobs announced his death to skyrocket the sells? I mean, in a world full of conspiracies, it can't be impossible. Apple is still an evil corporation (even though they work on their image, a corporation can't be number 1 if they're not dirty with the public), and very greedy (can't prove me wrong on this one). After all, that's exactly what happened once MJ died, his albums did sell like crazy!
I'm not saying that's what happened, but I'm just saying that hid odd death could be something that makes conspiracy theorists such as me go wondering...
How do you feel about this?
Originally posted by SpunGCake
reply to post by Gab1159
as far as i know pancreatic cancer is one of the worst types you can get. not to many people live through that fight. and yes you can be fine 1 day and the next be toppled over with pain from your head to your toes.
Tarceva in combination with gemcitabine is prescribed for patients with advanced-stage pancreatic cancer whose cancer has spread, grown, or cannot be surgically removed, and who have not received previous chemotherapy.
Possible effects on the veins and heart
Patients taking Tarceva plus gemcitabine were more likely to experience bleeding and clotting problems such as heart attack or stroke.
Originally posted by muzzleflash
This is the perfect time to really bring up the dangers of cancer treatment methods.
Go to Google, and type in "Chemotherapy" or "Radiation therapy" and "Danger". Enjoy the reading, and please think twice about these things before you just automatically jump on them when it's not absolutely necessary.
Sometimes it may be safer to fight the cancer through other methods, and these treatments should be reserved for the most necessary of cases.
Also the training and education of the folks operating these machines is beginning to show weakness, if people are going to try to justify using this crap they need to make sure these folks are trained properly!
And keep in mind the Reason why they always say it's "experimental".
Far too many people just jump right into this stuff without even weighing the risks vs benefits nor do they consider if it's even absolutely necessary.
And it's insanely expensive. You can pay hundreds of thousands of dollars eventually.
Why waste all of these resources fighting the inevitable anyways? I just dont get it. This whole system is backwards.
Originally posted by hartbeat
reply to post by Gab1159
First time poster- had to say something about this as I am wayyyy too into Pancreatic Cancer awareness
I was raised by my grandparents my whole life.....when i was 19 my grandfather (father in every sence of the word) got sick...... we found out after a biopsy that he had pancreatic cancer..... my grandfather DIED 29 DAYS- diagnosis to DEATH... only 29 days!!!!!! my grandfather's cancer had spread to his liver, there was no hope.....
My grandmother,his wife and my mother again in every sence of the word, 8 years later was also diagnosed with pancreatic cancer..... she was a candidate for surgery (whipple surgery) which from what i learned is one of the MOST COMPLICATED, EXTENSIVE surgeries out there, i was told ALMOST as complex as brain surgery.... my grandmother survived 8+ hour surgery and the tumor was removed.... 3 weeks after surgery, she ended up with MRSA staph infection..... she died.....
THIS cancer is absolutely THE WORST CANCER IN THE WORLD......there is no hope there is no cure and there is no happy endings... so please DON"T underestimate this disease.
I am so happy for his family that they were able to have these last 8 years with Steve..... 8 years is a MIRACLE to have survived this long.... they are very lucky to have had that extra time with him....cause most of us family members don't have that luxury, usually 3-6 months from diagnosis to death.... remember Michael Landon anyone????
anyways.... this disease HURTS.. i watched both my grandparents (and Steve through pictures and tv) wither away.... and even though they might not have said it much, trust me, there is SO MUCH PAIN associated with this cancer, unbearable! you can't eat, you get Jaundice, you ache all over.... the good thing is that they are no longer in pain... and that's what matters....
Steve Jobs unfortunately lost his long courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.... please don't underestimate with powerful disease by saying it might not be true, because unfortunately for those of us who have witnessed first hand, we all know too well how true this sad sad news really is......
I hope if anything... that Steve's passing can bring more awareness, funding, and research to this the fastest killing cancer known to man....... PANCREATIC CANCER........
RIP STEVE JOBS......