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Royal Mess 24 11, 12:16am

Actual real live cancer survivor here. Cancer is not a choice.

But what IS becoming a choice is how it's treated. The treatment approaches in oncology these days are so much more nuanced than they were just 15 years ago. Depending on the person and depending on the cancer, chemo and radiation aren't always necessary. They can be declined in favor or quality of life, when the advantages of doing them are miniscule. Some prostrate cancers are simply monitored rather than treated at all.