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    should be treated suspiciously. Rule #1: Young men die. Rule #2: Doctors can't change Rule #1.

    These predatory organizations often ignore the effect of treatment on the patient. After cancer recurred following initial treatment, my mother - over my father's loud protestations - refused to go through all the horrific side-effects again, preferring to spend her last year with her family. (With socialized medicine, treatment cost was not an issue.) How much of these companies' profits is made by inflicting unnecessary pain and suffering on patients who aren't in a position to make a rational decision?

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