The "Cost" of Cancer

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The "Cost" of Cancer

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7JjA5yMWU8&t=2s[/youtube]

I got the idea for this thread when some guys started saying antivaxers and measles is very costly... to taxpayers.

So, how much does cancer cost here in Canada? Anyone know?

That video above says it cost them $127,000 - and going up every day - to treat cancer.

Is Canada the same? Anyone know?
Because our government, who cares about us very much, tells us one in two can "expect" to get cancer, now. :smt045


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People live longer and that would increase the risk of cancer but survival rates are increasing as well. Medical costs of course increase but that's to be expected. I googled your question and there were all sorts of info available online.
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well could you tell me how much it costs someone to get measles then?

or is that a BIG mystery too?

In USA it costs $127,000 for cancer - and they're only in the beginning of it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDGDLmFL8Rk

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You're confused again - you started the topic on the cost of cancer. And I'm not watching a youtube about a car???

Maybe this thread has info:

viewtopic.php?f=27&t=74582
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So, one in two people will get cancer in Canada according to our experts. Yet no one responded to this thread. [icon_lol2.gif]

So let's do the math:
37,000,000 Canadians. 18,500,000 will get cancer. Let's say 10 million will go get expensive treatment.

It costs $100,000 to treat cancer. So 10,000,000 X 100,000 = $1 trillion. That's not per year, it's total
and it's probably twice that.

Canadians will spend about $1 trillion on cancer - which they will pay indirectly, through taxes.
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But no one wants to talk about cancer. Wow. No polls on cost of cancer needed?

Queen K wrote:For those who think the Canadian health care system pays for everything:
Our friend has prostrate cancer, metatisized to his bones. The pills they want him to take would cost him $5,000 per month.
Let that sink in. Why so high? When Big Pharma thinks people will drain every last penny from the family accounts based on "Hope" - Why not?


A toxic side of cancer treatment
Yousuf Zafar, M.D., doesn’t remember who on his cancer research team at Duke University coined the term “financial toxicity.” With terrifying accuracy, it describes the dire health impact of the soaring costs of cancer treatment.

So my question is this: Why is the whole province going berzerk, presently, over measles? and not cancer?

Anyone know?

ImageB.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix says he expects mandatory reporting of vaccinations to be in place for the start of school in September.

Why is Adrian Dix not concerned about the $1 trillion we'll be spending on cancer?

https://www.timescolonist.com/news/loca ... 1.23645544
https://www.aarp.org/money/credit-loans ... tment.html

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Maybe Dix is concerned about women:

When he made the announcement late last week, Dix said if supplementary screening is “felt to be medically necessary” by a woman and her physician, then it will be publicly funded and covered by the Medical Services Plan.


https://vancouversun.com/health/local-h ... s-concerns
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People talk about cancer all of the time. Unfortunately we don’t have a vaccine to prevent all types of it. But we do have an easy and inexpensive way to prevent measles. I’m not exactly clear on the point you’re trying to make ThinkTank.
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I'm not understanding what the American health system has to do with Canada.
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In October 2009, Breton was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in her pancreas. It metastasized into her liver and bones. A single drug helped her fight the cancer – but at a hefty $8,000 a month.

https://globalnews.ca/news/1656699/the- ... canadians/

That's just one link.
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Thinktank wrote:So, one in two people will get cancer in Canada according to our experts.


Which type of cancer are you referring to? The most common type treated is breast cancer. Are you referring to one of:

  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • IDC Type: Tubular Carcinoma of the Breast.
  • IDC Type: Medullary Carcinoma of the Breast.
  • IDC Type: Mucinous Carcinoma of the Breast.
  • IDC Type: Papillary Carcinoma of the Breast.
  • IDC Type: Cribriform Carcinoma of the Breast.
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)

In-Situ? Lymphatic? Metastastic? Which hormone markers, or hormone-negative?

The fact that you think that treating "cancer" can be an analogue to treating measles shows how ill-equipped you are to have this conversation.
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For someone with cancer my medications are 7000 a month and that's for one pill, cancer is a trillion a year business and someone said talking to the big companies that a cure isn't worth it because there's no money in it and plus it keeps the population down, imagine, these rich billionaires think like that, they don't care about others, because if one of their family gets cancer, boom it's gone. A doctor on the early 1900 used a microscope he made and noticed that every cell vibrates at a certain frequency, well right now in Boston, they have brought that idea back into the light and are using sound to get rid of cancer, no invasive surgeries and no chemo or radiation. I think the same goes for fossil fuel, there are so many people working on both of these that it would be disastrous to end it because so many would be out of work. Like oncologist, they only know one thing, cancer. It's pretty sad that after 60 years or more, there is still no cure for cancer. Madame Curry found her cure within years, by know they should know everything there is about cancer, you'd think. Think about this, money is giv9ing by all those people who hope for a cure, the cancer agency in Vancouver probably has found something, but they don't do the testing or make the pills for it, it goes to big pharmas who either use it or not, it's up to them, there is no legislation that says they HAVE too, because they're making trillions a year and the CEO in Vancouver is making really good money. Plus we're not allowed to see what they have or have not found because theyre a private business and you can't ask for a freedom of information on what they've found, grrrrrrr
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How about the cost of all the Families who have lost loved ones to cancer, impo that cost is massive.
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Maybe this man has the answer to cancer costs.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=14&v=HYILnjc_wuY
His story complete.
https://www.mycancerstory.rocks/
How does it work???????
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tarasbulba wrote:For someone with cancer my medications are 7000 a month and that's for one pill


If you really had cancer, you'd qualify the type and staging. You'd know that "Cancer" describes a family of diseases and not a single condition. You'd also recognize that different "Cancers" respond to different treatments as they have different causes and vectors of spread. You'd know that you can't compare, say, Lymphoma with Leukemia, Breast Cancer (of which alone there are multiple types and gradings), multiple myeloma, the list goes on.

Also - if you're in BC you're not paying $7000/month for a single pill. Pharmacare might be paying for your medication that isn't covered by BC medical and/or your health plan - and you may be paying for some non-covered additional medications (ie., filgistrim) - but highly unlikely you're paying anything out-of-pocket for your treatment.

Since you've claimed you have cancer - tell us a little about it. It sounds like you've embellished a story or condition in order to tell a story and further an agenda.
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