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Old Feb 4, 2013, 06:39 AM   #1
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Today is World Cancer Day



so a thank you to those researchers and medical geeks that have advanced cancer treatments over the years;

a big thanks to those nurses and doctors caring for people with cancer;

Thanks also to all the organisations and charities that support those affected by cancer and their families;

Big up to those who have survived cancer

and finally remember those who lost the fight with cancer.

..... a drink in all your honours
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 09:16 PM   #2
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a big thanks to those nurses and doctors caring for people with cancer..... a drink in all your honours
I'll join you with that toast. It's taken my Da and my kid brother, but my Mam and I are making out OK.

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Old Feb 4, 2013, 09:17 PM   #3
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Never even heard of the "holiday" before today.
Happy cancer day, I suppose...
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 09:19 PM   #4
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Never even heard of the "holiday" before today.
Happy cancer day, I suppose...
It is not a holiday per se, it is an awareness day. Like December 1st for example.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 09:28 PM   #5
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Cheers, I've had a few family members and friends suffer from various cancers.

And thank you for not mentioning a "cure for cancer." Such talk is a grave oversimplification of a complex multifactorial class of diseases.
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 01:37 AM   #6
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My wife and her father were battling cancer last year. Sadly her father did not win his battle.
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