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Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it

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Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it

Fixed the headline for ya:

Scientists delay curing cancer to ensure ongoing funding

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Yes I know. Skeptics will say that there is no money in curing, only in long term therapy to control over a lifetime (if you can call that "therapy"). Maybe I can be skeptical too, and say maybe the scientists at drug companies are listening to their investors.

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Go to any hospital for whatever and be stunned at the number of drugs on offer to manage symptoms.

Even if companies had techniques to eradicate diseases there is a strong profit driven instinct not to implement them.

Capitalism means cancer treatments and not eradication will be the focus....

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