Kylie has breast cancer

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cerebusPu

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there isnt a "cure" for cancer. its not like you can take some pill and it magically goes away.

Cancer in the breast is traditionally treated using one or more of the following ways:
1) ressection - surgical removal of the lump and surrounding tissue
2) radiation therapy - blast with huge amounts of radiation to kill it. (<- my research)
3) chemotherapy - heavy cocktail of different drugs. almost never used alone.

For something like her breast cancer, she'll likely get it removed surgically (easy access to breast tissue) and then get some chemo. For some folks, they have to remove the entire breast and lymph nodes and a large portion of the muscles in the area. Imagine this, she will either 1) have one fake boob and one real boob, or 2) she'll be missing one boob entirely.
 

Rudee

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Originally posted by: Landroval
Breast cancers that strike at a younger age are usually more aggressive -- I hope she recovers :(

WTF are you talking about?

 

cerebusPu

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Originally posted by: Rudee
Originally posted by: Landroval
Breast cancers that strike at a younger age are usually more aggressive -- I hope she recovers :(

WTF are you talking about?

i think they are more hereditary if it strikes at a younger age.

remember...most of us will die from either heart disease or cancer. it's not a rare disease at all.
 

computeerrgghh

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Originally posted by: gshock888
no $$$ immediately, but the women (and a few men) that can be saved!!! these lives might be of the next pop star, porn star, president (uh oh should i put my flame suit on?), or family member! you cant talk money when you talk about the lives of so many people :(

big old pharmaceuticals = evil

billions wasted on viagra, yet no cure for breast cancer. for shame!

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You act like its easy to find a cure for Breast Cancer and that all pharmaceutical companies have to do is snap their fingers to create a drug. You are either disillusioned or just don't know anything about the drug-making process. If you believe that billions of dollars aren't going into breast cancer research you are a fool...
 

aidanjm

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Originally posted by: dmcowen674
Originally posted by: rh71
Long Island New York has the highest rate of breast cancer in the country.

Originally posted by: dmcowen674
Women all around the world should be alarmed.

Kylie is only 36.

Anastacia was diagnosed last year at 29.

I lost my Mom to Breast Cancer 4 years ago. (died on her 60th Birthday)

I lost my Ex sister-inlaw to it 5 years ago. (Diagnosed at 38)

Just lost my Grandmother to it 2 weeks ago.

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We are from Long Island. Left in 1987. I did not know it has the highest rate in the Country.

Must be all the chemicals released in the ground back when Long Island used to produce a huge portion of the War Machinery for this Country.

Also made the Lunar Module as well.

seems really odd/ scary
 

BullyCanadian

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I hope she's alright, on a lighter note, my aunt had breast cancer about 20 years ago and is still living today,
 

Ophir

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Originally posted by: bob4432
Originally posted by: Geekbabe
Originally posted by: gshock888
no $$$ immediately, but the women (and a few men) that can be saved!!! these lives might be of the next pop star, porn star, president (uh oh should i put my flame suit on?), or family member! you cant talk money when you talk about the lives of so many people :(

big old pharmaceuticals = evil

billions wasted on viagra, yet no cure for breast cancer. for shame!

The real shame is how little money is invested in research for prostrate cancer.

A man can reproduce till the die he dies, a woman and her breasts are basically useless and pretty ugly once menopause hits.. which disease would we be better off finding a cure for ? I'd say it's prostrate cancer.

they(the big pharmceutical companies) probably already have a cure on their shelves, just want others to suffer so they can make tons of $$$ on treatments that just keep people alive. with all the technology we have today with distributed computing and science, it is obvious they learned their lesson when they cured polio.
God, I hate conspiracy theorists. Go back to your foil-lined cave jackass.
 

bob4432

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Originally posted by: Ophir
Originally posted by: bob4432
Originally posted by: Geekbabe
Originally posted by: gshock888
no $$$ immediately, but the women (and a few men) that can be saved!!! these lives might be of the next pop star, porn star, president (uh oh should i put my flame suit on?), or family member! you cant talk money when you talk about the lives of so many people :(

big old pharmaceuticals = evil

billions wasted on viagra, yet no cure for breast cancer. for shame!

The real shame is how little money is invested in research for prostrate cancer.

A man can reproduce till the die he dies, a woman and her breasts are basically useless and pretty ugly once menopause hits.. which disease would we be better off finding a cure for ? I'd say it's prostrate cancer.

they(the big pharmceutical companies) probably already have a cure on their shelves, just want others to suffer so they can make tons of $$$ on treatments that just keep people alive. with all the technology we have today with distributed computing and science, it is obvious they learned their lesson when they cured polio.
God, I hate conspiracy theorists. Go back to your foil-lined cave jackass.

already there dick
 

bob4432

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Originally posted by: computeerrgghh
Originally posted by: gshock888
no $$$ immediately, but the women (and a few men) that can be saved!!! these lives might be of the next pop star, porn star, president (uh oh should i put my flame suit on?), or family member! you cant talk money when you talk about the lives of so many people :(

big old pharmaceuticals = evil

billions wasted on viagra, yet no cure for breast cancer. for shame!

:disgust:
You act like its easy to find a cure for Breast Cancer and that all pharmaceutical companies have to do is snap their fingers to create a drug. You are either disillusioned or just don't know anything about the drug-making process. If you believe that billions of dollars aren't going into breast cancer research you are a fool...

i didn't say it was easy
 

DangerAardvark

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Originally posted by: LandRover
Originally posted by: DangerAardvark
Aww. Oh well, I'd still lick those perky things, leaking cancer juice and all.

What a retarded thing to say. :disgust:


I agree, but technically not offensive since I was complimenting her, and disparaging cancer.