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Obstacle in the race

Well, then, let' s get it out of there! Quick, grab the hacksaws
What it the cure tor cancer has already been ant) suppressed blue to the lack
profitability in curing ?
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User avatar #6 - mrwalkerfour (07/07/2013) [+] (58 replies)
sounds awful but i hope they dont cure it.

population is gonna ebcome a serious problem soon and the more people who live the quicker its gonna be
User avatar #1 - zerositnator (07/07/2013) [-]
This makes me hate the world.
User avatar #4 - timaniac (07/07/2013) [+] (4 replies)
Cancer is a ************ of a blanket term. It's used to describe about 200-300 similar but seperate diseases. You can find ways to treat one kind of cancer, but curing all cancer at once is pretty much impossible.

It's still a good point though.
User avatar #2 - fnordyy (07/07/2013) [+] (1 reply)
i read "cunt" instead of cure


wat
#20 - A Pickle (07/07/2013) [+] (4 replies)
But... how would they know how to cure cancer if they don't have an education?
User avatar #127 - nucularwar (07/08/2013) [+] (3 replies)
What if the cure for cancer... isn't "locked inside" any mind, and needs lots of research and testing first?

oh wait, that's how diseases are cured in real life.
User avatar #135 to #127 - kiingofaces (07/08/2013) [-]
I had the swine flu when it first came through and I ate a slice of wonder bread and some chicken ramen noodles

It went away 2 days later
User avatar #52 - sockprague (07/07/2013) [+] (2 replies)
There's a lot of profit in curing diseases... The man who cure polio could have been a billionaire.
#82 to #52 - anonymous (07/07/2013) [-]
Could Have, Bless his soul for not patenting it; making it easier to afford for everybody around the world who needed it, he was a true man, dedicated to his work for the greater good of humanity. Today, however, we face a much different world encased in one illusion after the other, profitability is one thing, but could you imagine if he hadn't released the drug? and instead devised a series of chemical treatments that cost hundreds to thousands of dollars more, he could've been a ******* trillionaire. Unfortunately, few good men are left in this world, who have the power and wisdom to do the right thing. This world is truly a ****** up one, I wouldn't be surprised if they have almost every cure to every life-threatening disease hidden to control a world crumbling under its own weight from over population.
#93 - RequieminMortis (07/08/2013) [+] (8 replies)
Two things:

1. There will never be a cure for cancer, because "cancer" is not a single disease, but a whole mess of very different diseases. What cures, say, melanoma, might be utterly useless in curing leukemia or brain cancer.

2. The "there's no profit in curing cancer" argument is complete and utter horse **** . If a company somehow did come up with a cure for cancer (which, as I said above, is impossible), they'd jump on patenting that **** so fast it would make your head spin, and they'd make BILLIONS on having a monopoly on the cure for cancer. So long as cells can mutate, there will always be cancer, and a company that has exclusive control over the cure for cancer would become insanely rich.
#90 - levchenko (07/08/2013) [+] (1 reply)
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User avatar #79 - Ragumshnagum (07/07/2013) [+] (15 replies)
The cure for cancer was discovered already. It is a chemical, dichloroacetate (not 100% on spelling), which destroys cancer cells and only cancer cells.

The cure failed to reach distribution under allegations that it could not be patented (for undisclosed reasons).

But if you're not an idiot, you're able to figure that nobody would be making money from cancer patients anymore (chemotherapy, alternative methods, etc.), so somebody along the chain of command simply chose to suppress it.
#98 to #85 - shiim (07/08/2013) [-]
Hi, you're dumb and also wrong.

- someone who works in healthcare
User avatar #60 - namnori (07/07/2013) [+] (3 replies)
It would make more sense to keep the cure a secret because it's the only thing stopping the global population going massively overboard at the minute.
User avatar #33 - jameshill (07/07/2013) [+] (18 replies)
in all honesty i think the cure for cancer has been found, they just won't release it to the public for multiple reason one being the cost of it, or anything else who knows, but seriously guiz we found the cure to H1-N1 within two months of the infection spreading and we can't find the cure to cancer after billions of dollars of funding mhmhm i don't think so
#92 to #33 - anonymous (07/08/2013) [-]
You're a moron. We cured H1-N1 because we had already encountered similar viruses, and it was only one virus. One vaccine stopped it, Cancer doesn't work that way. There are hundreds of types of Cancers and they work different than viruses, as they mutate the cells, not infect them. Besides that, Cancer is almost impossible to be immune to, you can only treat it early as prevention.
#84 - thatrussianhoe (07/07/2013) [-]
what if this is why we cant have nice things cause ***** like you keep writing on the walls
User avatar #160 - srskate (07/08/2013) [+] (2 replies)
People who believe diseases won't be cured because "it's not profitable" sincerely lack faith in Humanity.
User avatar #50 - maskedhippo (07/07/2013) [+] (5 replies)
These comments are making me lose faith in humanity. The idea that a cure for any type of cancer would be supressed or kept hidden if it existed is preposterous.

source: related to a cancer researcher
User avatar #125 to #69 - lateday (07/08/2013) [-]
The rate at which population is growing is huge already. Cancer is barely making a difference.
#3 - anonymous (07/07/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Lack of profitability? I would imagine the person who knows the cure for cancer would be showered in whatever he wants.
#213 - lordepicthefirst (07/12/2013) [-]
You've found out, haven't you. I'm sorry, so sorry for your life is a about to take a turn, for the worse. 0_o But I will hep you.
User avatar #153 - demandsgayversion ONLINE (07/08/2013) [-]
Yeah, just like how they didn't cure the black plague because it wasn't profitable.
User avatar #104 - rattara (07/08/2013) [+] (2 replies)
The person with such potential probably would rise beyond the likes of the lower side of my gens. peers to get idk...a SCHOLARSHIP or GRANTS?!
User avatar #115 to #104 - ronyx (07/08/2013) [-]
That would mean such person has to live in a developed country
User avatar #19 - illusiveman (07/07/2013) [-]
Same goes with nuclear bombs.
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