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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #51)

Tue Jun 4, 2013, 02:32 PM

57. Are you telling me that a person can't get cancer from smoking/drinking, and then, later,

acquire HPV? That this is an impossible scenario?

Your quote does not suggest a "one follows the other" relationship. It's not a question of disbelieving science, it's a question of not assuming that science is saying more than it is actually saying. When science says "definitive proof" and "conclusive evidence" and "direct causative relationship" then we're talking scientific proof. But no one "believes" in science--they require proof from it.

All your quote says is that they often go together (associated, may contribute), and that "the evidence suggests" that if you do not smoke or drink, HPV is "suggested" to be the main cause. Your quote does not say there is a direct, positive, no-bullshit causative relationship.

Michael Douglas smoked like a chimney and drank like a fish and did a shitload of drugs. For YEARS.

He also had a lot of extramarital relationships.

So, which came first, the cancer or the HPV? Or did they show up at the same time?

Who REALLY knows, here? His doctors, perhaps. But not us! And Michael Douglas's PR team is determined to obfuscate the matter!

Unless you are Michael Douglas, your pathology results aren't really operative, here--but I do hope you're recovering and will have no further recurrences of illness.

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