Thursday, August 11, 2016

Cancer is the Worst

I believe I mentioned in June that my cousin had a brain tumor. They underwent surgery and the doctors were able to successfully removed 90% of the tumor. This was a scary procedure because it was a large tumor that was entwined with important nerves. I'm super glad the doctors were able to successfully remove most of the tumor.

Health problems happen. I understand that. I am now currently thinking about a good friend of mine who has early stages of cancer, and has completely changed their lifestyle to try and combat it. Is this something I should be thinking about? Probably. Will I think about it more? Probably not. There seems to be conflicting evidence that using a microwave or a cell phone will give you cancer, so if that's true, there's probably not much I can do to stop the cancer.

I know I can improve my health, and it's hard to do. I really don't think we (as humans) will stop cancer through exposure, but we'll stop cancer through research and medicine. There are so many bad things in the world, and I don't want to give you another negative thing to think about. I believe that statistically, someone important in your life will get cancer. With knowing this, our actions can be to live healthier lives and make memories with our loved ones.



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