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Systemic Thinking About Cancer

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    Tonya O.
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    Tonya O.

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    Tonya O.
    US
    Tonya O.

    how can you fix it?

    Sabrina S.
    GB
    Sabrina S.

    Instead of just cutting out cancer cells, we should focus on cancer's surroundings. If an area has a high crime rate, instead of just arresting the criminals, there should be more education, policing and street lights. A study of breast cancer showed that after being cured, those who took tablets for brittle bones got -40% cancer recurrence as breast cancer can often metastasise to the bone but now could no longer do this. We should looks more to cancer phenotype not just genotype as phenotype of cancers are the same in everyone while genotype is very different (colon cancer looks and acts the same in everyone while the DNA may be different). An experiment with a mouse that has breast cancer inserted into a left and right breast (left tagged red, right tagged green) showed that cancer is always moving but not neccasarily taking hold (metastasising) because after a day, each breast has half half of each colour but the cancer hand't spread elsewhere.

    Zachary B.
    US
    Zachary B.

    What is systemetic thinking about cancer?

    Muhammed Faiz S.
    ZA
    Muhammed Faiz S.

    A great explanation on the way everyone decides that cancer should be treated and removed if possible, and an even better alternative method. This method was used in a medical trial, and was quite successful, lowering the breast cancer victims by 40 and 35%. The technique used is basically, looking at the problem systematically, by taking it as a whole, instead of treating just the area of infection individually. This should, in time, and with the improvement of technology, become extremely successful in terms of dealing with cancer, and maybe other major diseases,infections and other medical complications.

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