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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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Submitted: 07/07/2013
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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

#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
#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.
#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 #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
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.
#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 ONLINE (07/08/2013) [-]
That would mean such person has to live in a developed country
#175 - marioauditore (07/08/2013) [-]
Two italian researchers recently found a chimically modified molecule that gradually stops the cancer reproduction and then kills it. However it's still early sperimentation (only tested on artificially coltivated cancer cells).
User avatar #34 - pathatter (07/07/2013) [+] (2 replies)
We need a new plague, just clear out everyone who has a **** life and won't get any better and just takes up room and show up on the news to send aid. Economy goes up, environment better.
#30 - intrepidy (07/07/2013) [-]
This is more relevant for America i'd imagine. Cancer is expensive as **** for socialised countries. Of course that doesn't stop corrupt pharmaceuticals, but home done research would work.
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