The War on Cancer? – ‘Cancer is big business’

Chemotherapy-induced acral erythema (hand-foot syndrome) by Lucid Smog / wikimedia *

Chemotherapy-induced acral erythema (hand-foot syndrome) by Lucid Smog / wikimedia  (1)

In the US over the last few decades

  • Breast cancer has gone up by about 60 to 65 per cent.
  • Brain cancer by about 80 to 90 per cent
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma has increased by nearly 100 per cent
  • Testicular cancer – particularly in men between the ages of 28 and 35 – has gone up by nearly 300 percent. (2)

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Hugo Chavez has about two years to live

Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela / Wikimedia Commons *

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who undergoes anti-cancer treatment, may live for not more than two years. This opinion was voiced by Salvador Navarrete, who had been Chavez’s personal surgeon in Venezuela.

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