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  •  Actually, the problem is that we wait until the (1+ / 0-)
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    cancer has advanced to the point where "cutting, burning or poisoning" is necessary.  It is kind of like using antiviral drugs to treat Polio.  Unfortunately, the scientific research to make a viable vaccination for various forms of cancer (the HPV vaccine doesn't count as it targets the HPV virus and not the cancer cells)  is woefully underfunded though a surprising amount of progress has been made anyway.

    There is no saving throw against stupid.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Mon Feb 06, 2012 at 10:16:08 AM PST

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