Recent cancer prevention Articles
A cancer prevention moonshot is nowhere on the horizon. Cancer is given chance after chance after chance. The worst part? Cancer is an insatiable opportunist.
With the shuttering of Biden Cancer Initiative, there’s a lot to wonder about in regard to Joe Biden’s future as a champion for those affected by cancer’s sinister grip.
I am a poster child for lifestyle change. However, lifestyle and behavior change alone is not always enough. Not always enough to prevent cancer. Not always enough to assist in managing a conventional treatment program. Not always enough to ensure durable remission or increase overall survival.
The militaristic connection of ‘fighting’ and ‘battling’ cancer was cemented in 1971 when Richard Nixon declared a war on cancer. Almost half a century later this so-called war is global, with tens of millions of casualties. All wars are ultimately bad. They are best prevented. Equating the body as a battlefield within which to wage war is nonsensical. Rogue cancer cells as the enemy, and healthy ones as the good soldiers?