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(MSNBC)   This just in: You're more likely to die of cancer if you have cancer. Thanks, science   (msnbc.msn.com) divider line 18
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2012-12-08 07:35:12 AM  
No matter what you do, you will die. Nothing can change that.
 
2012-12-08 07:37:28 AM  
We already knew that,

but thank you for the reminder that the cold bitter grip of the reaper awaits an unknown but statistically closer-than-everyone-elses distance away.

Meh, I eat cancer for breakfast.

/No, really
//I tried to market it as a product but the FDA shut me down
///I've got a garage full of the most questionable and delicious breakfast cereal you've ever tasted.
 
2012-12-08 07:44:36 AM  
That isn't what the article says subby.
Men who have cancer are more likely to die from it than women who have cancer when gender specific cancers are taken out of the equation.
 
2012-12-08 08:12:01 AM  
Fark cancer.
 
2012-12-08 08:28:59 AM  
The exception is if it's liver cancer....then, inexplicably, you are more likely to get killed by an angry badger.
 
2012-12-08 08:53:26 AM  
Subby, the state of science journalism is sad enough. You really do not have to make it worse.
 
2012-12-08 09:02:32 AM  
[reads TFA]

Subby, your headline is stupid and you should feel stupid.
 
2012-12-08 09:23:26 AM  
Ezra Klein was in for Maddow last night talking about space photography and said how unfortunate it was that half of the earth was in shadow.
Very sharp, that guy is.
 
2012-12-08 09:28:21 AM  
No one will ever call me brave unless I die of cancer.
 
2012-12-08 10:41:43 AM  
haha that's lIke running a linear model and having your output variable IN THE MODEL of course it's 'significant', with a p
 
2012-12-08 10:44:12 AM  

MurphyMurphy: Meh, I eat cancer for breakfast.

/No, really
//I tried to market it as a product but the FDA shut me down
///I've got a garage full of the most questionable and delicious breakfast cereal you've ever tasted.


you made me laugh. thanks.
 
2012-12-08 02:32:31 PM  

Son of Thunder: [reads TFA]

Subby, your headline is stupid and you should feel stupid.


I'd say the blame lies with NBC, but subby's certainly not helping.
 
2012-12-08 02:56:56 PM  

nmemkha: No matter what you do, you will die. Nothing can change that.


Not necessarily true. In that last 10,000 year a little over 100 billion people have born and of those, 7 billion have never died. That's about 7% of the total. I've seen worse odds.
 
2012-12-08 03:24:02 PM  

nmemkha: No matter what you do, you will die. Nothing can change that.


Until you know that, you are useless.
 
2012-12-08 04:24:02 PM  
Has anyone said "fark cancer" yet?

/especially pancreatic
 
2012-12-09 12:11:17 AM  

Mister Peejay: nmemkha:

No matter what you do, you will die. Nothing can change that.

Until you know that, you are useless.


HA. I was useless even before then.
 
2012-12-09 12:34:07 PM  

aevorea: Has anyone said "fark cancer" yet?

/especially pancreatic


I watched my mom die from pancreatic cancer in '82, so yeah...fark cancer.
 
2012-12-10 01:45:47 PM  
Ric Romero, reporting.
 
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