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Why have we been giving a lot of money to the cancer cure and they still haven't found a cure? Are they even using the money for the cure?

Its been a long time with a lot of money going towards it and still nothing.

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It isn't like in games, where you put in so much money and then, BAM, you have a cure. Money is spent on methods that might not work, but also might cure a disease forever. Plus, something like cancer has so many different variations. Something that can cure lung cancer might not cure breast cancer. The money also might go to ways to treat cancer someone already has. It takes time, but even a single life saved by a cure makes every dollar worth it.

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Because cancer is complicated

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I get that, but why do they keep taking peoples money? I think they would have enough by now.
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Cancer is usually an aggressive disease, and is never finished the way many things are never just "finished", there's almost always something new with it
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I get ya there.
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It's hard to explain not knowing 100% about it, it's like we keep having to make these fancy band-aids to try to help keep it at bay, and the actual cure is still taking a lot if work to get ahold of
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Oh ok. Thank you
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Anytime
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They're using the money on research which may or may not lead to finding something. Most likely not, but let's hope...

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But so many money is going to breast cancer things.. Do they really need any more money?
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If I had a million dollars, that doesnt mean ill never get sick. Money doesnt cure anything

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I know that.
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They found a cure in South America, but it was too expensive to transport the ingredients back to the US

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Well if they did couldn't they just use the money the people give to breast cancer and other types of cancer to transport it here?
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@belloshort: WHAT? who told you that?
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If they were smart they would, but they're trying to recreate it using artificial products
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Why?
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Because the main ingredient is a plant and eventually we'll run out of it
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Oh ok. But could they like use the natural plant until it runs out then use to the artificial products?
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its better than giving your money to any televangilists.

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The money is used for many cancer issues. doctors, family ect.. as well as for the cure.

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They just can't one day come up with the cure for Cancer. And all that money given to them through donations and all is what helps them buy the things they need to try and come up with a cure. And the ingredients is where the money goes I wouldn't believe they would put the money to save lives and stop those who suffer from Cancer in their pockets....

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If I was cynical I'd say, "because there's a lot of money to be made by keeping people sick - and all doctors, hospitals and medical companies want is to make tons of cash!" But the truth is that I just don't know.

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Medical research is unbelievably costly. The labs, equipment, personnel and the buildings to house them all cost a lot of money. Only 17% of your donations to the Komen Foundation goes towards actual research, the rest is spent on the personnel to run the foundation, advertising, legal council, etc.

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I don't see why people are using money for cures just find them
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There are many types if cancers. I'm old enough to remember when a diagnoses of almost ant kind of cancer was a death sentence. More and more people can survive cancer . So they gave bade great strides. The thing is, this us a very complex issue.

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Things like that take a lot of time.

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