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rdizzy1223 t1_j9amn5n wrote

If I have cancer I will also gladly accept harmful side effects if the issue is treated, at the expense of myself. You'd have to be a dolt not to.


vipw t1_j9ecjbh wrote

In a palliative setting, it makes a lot of sense to use treatments with fewer side effects even if the effectiveness is worse.

The cytotoxic chemotherapy drugs have truly horrible side effects.