Skip to comments.Obama Inc. to Deny Cancer Treatments by Redefining What “Cancer” Is
Posted on 09/30/2013 9:33:24 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
The death panels aren’t going to come through the front door. They’re going to sneak up on you from behind with piano wire.
On July 29, 2013, a working group for the National Cancer Institute (the main government agency for cancer research) published a paper proposing that the term cancer be reserved for lesions with a reasonable likelihood of killing the patient if left untreated. Slower growing tumors would be called a different name such as indolent lesions of epithelial origin (IDLE).
Their justification was that modern medical technology now allows doctors to detect small, slow-growing tumors that likely wouldnt be fatal. Yet once patients are told they have a cancer, many become frightened and seek unnecessary further tests, chemotherapy, radiation, and/or surgery.
By redefining the term cancer, the National Cancer Institute hopes to reduce patient anxiety and reduce the risks and expenses associated with supposedly unnecessary medical procedures. In technical terms, the government hopes to reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment of cancer.
And of course compel doctors to stop recommending expensive “overtreatments” for things that are no longer cancers.
Similarly, the American Medical Association recently voted to declare obesity a disease. But as Cato Institute health care analyst Michael Tanner noted, the AMAs move is actually a way for its members to receive more federal dollars, by getting obesity treatments covered under government health plans.
In our Obamacare world, obesity is a serious disease, but cancer isn’t.
With respect to the definition of cancer, downgrading some conditions as no longer being cancer can and will used to justify reducing unnecessary screening tests (e.g., mammograms for women between ages 40-49).
That’s the whole point. The more the government takes over medicine, the more it is driven to reduce costs in order to fund a vast welfare state.
Dr. Milton Wolf, a practicing radiologist who cares for patients with DCIS warns against this Orwellian possibility:
“Health care rationing takes many insidious forms but perhaps the most immoral is for the government to wage a public relations campaign designed specifically to dissuade patients and doctors from seeking available cures for cancer. They scheme to rename cancer, not to cure it, but to deny it exists. These government rationers have calculated that rather than actually treat patients with cancer, its cheaper to simply keep them calm… right up to the very end.”
Aren’t we glad that crazy Sarah Palin lady with her death panel rants didn’t get elected. And instead we live with a wise and sane government that fights new wars while renaming them as interventions and cures cancer by renaming it and denying coverage?
Hope. Change. Death.
And for that matter, if cancer can be redefined, so can any form of sickness.
Obamas phone call to the Iranian talking head is just another distraction to keep Congress from defunding Obamacare.
As usual, the 24/7 Media falls for it hook-line-and-sinker.
On the list of future distractions from defunding Obamacare are meetings with various Heads of State in DC and China.
MAKE DC LISTEN: TELL YOUR SENATORS, ESPECIALLY THE DEMOCRATS !
State .... Senator .... Party .... Phone
AK Mark Begich D (202) 224-3004
AK Lisa Murkowski R (202) 224-6665
AL Jeff Sessions R (202) 224-4124
AL Richard C. Shelby R (202) 224-5744
AR John Boozman R (202) 224-4843
AR Mark L. Pryor D (202) 224-2353
AZ Jeff Flake R (202) 224-4521
AZ John McCain R (202) 224-2235
CA Barbara Boxer D (202) 224-3553
CA Dianne Feinstein D (202) 224-3841
CO Michael F. Bennet D (202) 224-5852
CO Mark Udall D (202) 224-5941
CT Richard Blumenthal D (202) 224-2823
CT Christopher Murphy D (202) 224-4041
DE Thomas R. Carper D (202) 224-2441
DE Christopher A. Coons D (202) 224-5042
FL Bill Nelson D (202) 224-5274
FL Marco Rubio R (202) 224-3041
GA Saxby Chambliss R (202) 224-3521
GA Johnny Isakson R (202) 224-3643
HI Mazie K. Hirono D (202) 224-6361
HI Brian Schatz D (202) 224-3934
IA Chuck Grassley R (202) 224-3744
IA Tom Harkin D (202) 224-3254
ID Mike Crapo R (202) 224-6142
ID James E. Risch R (202) 224-2752
IL Richard J. Durbin D (202) 224-2152
IL Mark Kirk R (202) 224-2854
IN Daniel Coats R (202) 224-5623
IN Joe Donnelly D (202) 224-4814
KS Jerry Moran R (202) 224-6521
KS Pat Roberts R (202) 224-4774
KY Mitch McConnell R (202) 224-2541
KY Rand Paul R (202) 224-4343
LA Mary L. Landrieu D (202) 224-5824
LA David Vitter R (202) 224-4623
MA Edward Markey D (202) 224-2742
MA Elizabeth Warren D (202) 224-4543
MD Benjamin L. Cardin D (202) 224-4524
MD Barbara A. Mikulski D (202) 224-4654
ME Susan M. Collins R (202) 224-2523
ME Angus S. King I (202) 224-5344
MI Carl Levin D (202) 224-6221
MI Debbie Stabenow D (202) 224-4822
MN Al Franken D (202) 224-5641
MN Amy Klobuchar D (202) 224-3244
MO Roy Blunt R (202) 224-5721
MO Claire McCaskill D (202) 224-6154
MS Thad Cochran R (202) 224-5054
MS Roger F. Wicker R (202) 224-6253
MT Max Baucus D (202) 224-2651
MT Jon Tester D (202) 224-2644
NC Richard Burr R (202) 224-3154
NC Kay R. Hagan D (202) 224-6342
ND Heidi Heitkamp D (202) 224-2043
ND John Hoeven R (202) 224-2551
NE Deb Fischer R (202) 224-6551
NE Mike Johanns R (202) 224-4224
NH Kelly Ayotte R (202) 224-3324
NH Jeanne Shaheen D (202) 224-2841
NJ Jeff Chiesa R (202) 224-3224
NJ Robert Menendez D (202) 224-4744
NM Martin Heinrich D (202) 224-5521
NM Tom Udall D (202) 224-6621
NV Dean Heller R (202) 224-6244
NV Harry Reid D (202) 224-3542
NY Kirsten E. Gillibrand D (202) 224-4451
NY Charles E. Schumer D (202) 224-6542
OH Sherrod Brown D (202) 224-2315
OH Rob Portman R (202) 224-3353
OK Tom Coburn R (202) 224-5754
OK James M. Inhofe R (202) 224-4721
OR Jeff Merkley D (202) 224-3753
OR Ron Wyden D (202) 224-5244
PA Robert P. Casey D (202) 224-6324
PA Patrick J. Toomey R (202) 224-4254
RI Jack Reed D (202) 224-4642
RI Sheldon Whitehouse D (202) 224-2921
SC Lindsey Graham R (202) 224-5972
SC Tim Scott R (202) 224-6121
SD Tim Johnson D (202) 224-5842
SD John Thune R (202) 224-2321
TN Lamar Alexander R (202) 224-4944
TN Bob Corker R (202) 224-3344
TX John Cornyn R (202) 224-2934
UT Orrin G. Hatch R (202) 224-5251
UT Mike Lee R (202) 224-5444
VA Tim Kaine D (202) 224-4024
VA Mark R. Warner D (202) 224-2023
VT Patrick J. Leahy D (202) 224-4242
VT Bernard Sanders I (202) 224-5141
WA Maria Cantwell D (202) 224-3441
WA Patty Murray D (202) 224-2621
WI Tammy Baldwin D (202) 224-5653
WI Ron Johnson R (202) 224-5323
WV Joe Manchin D (202) 224-3954
WV John D. Rockefeller D (202) 224-6472
WY John Barrasso R (202) 224-6441
WY Michael B. Enzi R (202) 224-3424
Now that we have your attention, you sorry US Senators, keep in mind that we will replace you with those who will gladly correct your errors - - - .
So, scrub and clean by 2014 !
Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick
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US SENATE GOP DEAD WEIGHT LIST LOYAL TO OBAMA
Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
John Cornyn (R-TX)
Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)
Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
John Barrasso (R-WY)
John Hoeven (R-ND)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
John Boozman (R-AR)
Mike Johanns (R-NE)
Richard Burr (R-NC)
Ron Johnson (R-WI)
Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)
Mark Kirk (R-IL)
Jeff Chiesa (R-NJ)
John McCain (R-AZ)
Dan Coats (R-IN)
Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
Tom Coburn (R-OK)
Lisa Murkowksi (R-AK)
Thad Cochran (R-MS)
John Thune (R-SD)
Susan Collins (R-ME)
Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Bob Corker (R-TN)
Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Obama has found it very easy to advance his narrow ideological agenda of failure-prone Marxism.
4 years after Obama conned his Democrats into passing the Federal takeover of the cash cow of Medical Insurance, the PC, Doormat Republicans are finally timidly suggesting defunding that Federal takeover.
Without the weak, PC, Doormat Republicans Boehner and McConnell being stupidly kept in their respective leadership positions by truly cowardly House and Senate Members, Obama Medical Insurance Care Takeover would have been defunded long ago.
The primal yearning of the 47 % who pay no personal Federal Income tax is to belong to a tribe where all of their choices are dictated to them by their arrogant tribal leader.
This a common trait of those who have low self-esteem.
In that sense, Obamanation is truly a cult: low self-esteem people believing everything their cult leader tells them, no questions asked.
Freedom is defined in the dictionary as follows:
1.) Exemption or liberation from slavery or imprisonment.
3.) Liberty of choice or action.
Most of the 47 % riding in the free wagon seek out slavery, and lack of personal choice.
They thus feel safe, and secure in the knowledge that this is as bad as it is going to get.
Liberty is defined in the dictionary as follows:
1.) The state of being exempt from the domination of others or from restricting circumstances; freedom.
5.) The power of voluntary choice: freedom from necessity.
6.) Individual Liberty: Freedom from restraint in the performance of rights outside of government control.
Most people who are getting a free ride in the wagon where 47 % pay no personal Federal Income Taxes, are terrified of making a voluntary choice.
The 47 % would prefer that they be under government control where the choices are made for him.
All of this societal wussiness has made it very easy for B. Hussein Obama, aka Barry Soetoro, to advance his narrow ideological agenda of European-style, failure-prone, Marxism in spite of PC, Doormat Republican token opposition.
BTW, unlike taxes, Federal Obama care Insurance charges can be increased EVERY YEAR to whatever % the present and future arrogant leaders of Obamanation wants.
BTW, BTW, the free-loading 47 % will always vote for the Candidate for POTUS approved by Obamanation.
The question to be asked is: If it is in the Nations best interest to shut down the Government, then why are there only TWO Federal Politicians, Obama and Reid, loudly advocating shutting down the US Federal Government?
Obama has MANY reasons to shutdown the Federal Government such as:
1.) A headline grabbing story that will distract attention from the Impeachable scandals of:
Benghazi Massacre Dereliction of Duty by Obama as CIC;
Obamacare Insurance managed by the corrupt IRS;
IRS harassment of political opponents of Obama;
Use of the NSA by Obama to spy on everybody in the USA;
2.) The use of fear of a shutdown might help to protect defunding and eventual abolishment of Obamas narrowly focused ideological agenda of an European-style, failure-prone, Marxist, monopoly of the US Medical Insurance Industry.
3.) Spreading fear and blame might also preserve Obamas power to increase Obamacare Insurance premiums on an annual basis.
*This would be highly advantageous to Obama as the increase in mandatory insurance premiums would not be a tax, as the unexpected market conditions would be given as the reason for the increase.
*Also there would be no need to ask for the Advice and Consent of Congress, as the IRS would be in complete control of all income and medical records.
4.) The last reason is the most important for Obama, personally: America would at last no longer be a Nation where the Liberty to choose ones own family destiny could ever exist again.
As for Reid, the best guess I have is that he wants a Government Monopoly of the Medical Insurance Industry. Well, to be fair, Reid calls for a single payer system.
My suspician is that multi-millionaire Reid, nearing Federal retirement, owns a lot of stock in some companies that are tied to a single payer system.
Maybe the NSA, or the IRS can find out for us?
Im going to ask my US Senator from TEXAS, The Esteemed Senator John To Hell with my voters Cornyn to check on this for me - - - .
Getting very tiresome.
I’ve already hit the abuse button twice this morning.
Everything Obama touches turns to crap.
That lump in your prostate is unlikely to kill you.
Live with it.
You don’t have cancer; You have a tumor. Deal with it.
You’re not homosexual; You’re sexually disoriented. Deal with it.
Fair is fair, right?
Yeah, I am all for contacting congressmen, but sheesh... every thread? Scrolling and scrolling and scrolling...
"You're not sick, comrade, you just have the "sniffles!" You don't need an expensive antibiotic; you only need rest, fresh air, sunshine, and a little blood-letting...here, have a leech!"
—Dr. B. H. Obama
So if you get gay cancer, does it get treated special?
It’s a winning strategy.
Death Panels fix SocSec and Medicare financials.
When the kiddies whine about Grandma getting off’d, Caliph Baraq will offer up some student loan forgiveness coupons.
Recent and appropriate video for your post: http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/DrBa Dr. Barnett Kramer on Over-Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer “Aug 8, 2013 Dr.âBarnett Kramer talked about a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association on the changing the definition of cancer that could reduce unnecessary treatments for benign cancers.âHe also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.”
HHS: “We’re going back to the 19th century term:’consumption.’ And the same treatment: ‘wasting away.’”
This is crazy talk!
The marxist messiah would let his flock go untreated....would he?
As determined by the Not-A-Death-Panel Death Panels.
(Make sure your extortion payments to the National Socialist Democratic Party are paid up, if you want “Cancer” care, folks.)
This discussion predates Obama and Obama care.
If you have something that looks like cancer but doesn’t act like cancer, should you undergo treatment that will not improve your health and very well make it worse?
This is a rational discussion and should not be drug into politics.
Well, then we better plan to use these tools against them, by say for example changing the word abortion, to some other non-allowable medical procedure!
The whole point is no healthcare for you; but health care for them. Wake up America and fight this monster.
And for that matter, if any sickness can be redefined, so can any test result.
Imagine the cost savings when all results come back "normal".
After all, these are the same people who define less-than-demanded budget increases as "cuts".
No kidding! Every thread.
A new term for 'Congress'?
That basal cell cancer by your eye isn’t a death sentence, so deal with it. If it grows into your eye, and you end up losing part or all of your eyesight, don’t worry, you’ll live. Oh, and that in situ melanoma you have on your back, don’t worry, it hasn’t even penetrated the first layer of your skin, so it isn’t life threatening at this stage. Go home and deal with it. If it gets into the skin, then we’ll treat it, but by then, it may well have metastasized. So sorry.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than 3.5 million skin cancers in over two million people are diagnosed annually.
Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon.
Treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancers increased by nearly 77 percent between 1992 and 2006.
Over the past three decades, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined.
Yep, all the millions who get skin cancers each year will just have to buck up and live with the possibility of serious complications, disfigurement and even the potential for death given the new definition of cancer.
Oh goodie! I didn’t have cancer after all - and if it comes back, as it often does, I won’t have to have the surgery again -
Yeah for ObomnibleCare.
In other words, my skin cancer - Basel Cell Carcinoma - because it’s a slow growing cancer - will not be covered for cancer treatment (under Obomnible care)- like surgery - to stop it. Just let it keep growing ‘til it gets into the bone and then likely can’t be stopped.
Then, I guess. treatment will slip over to what Obummer said: “You might want to consider not having the expensive surgery and just take the [pain] pill” -
ESPECIALLY if you’re elderly - a useless taker up of oxygen.
Ha Ha oMao’s heath plan is YOU DIE WHITE CRACKA!
But then the demons love to see blood and child sacrifice!
WE need to get a 'logo' for 2014 - starting now. my idea (I'm an old advertising exec) is:
Housecleaning time -
"CLEAN SWEEP 2014" mt-h
And get some outfit to manufacture little pins in the shape of a broom. Wish I could make them myself - I could use the money ;o)
That would get national attention - media likes a 'gimmick' - and even the brain dead Sheeple would get the message and retain the image -
Obama is the cancer.
Need the Picture of Aunald saying:âIt’s Not A Tumor!â
Precisely . . . the Federal government is much more dishonest than "evil corporations" engaged in the health insurance business. The "evil corporations" have to deal fairly with their customers so they keep them as a customer. When the government is the only real game in town, they just don't care about providing good, fair service.
It’s very true that sometimes treatment is not necessary. Sometimes the side effects of the treatment are worse than leaving it alone.
But that needs to be a personal decision between patient and doctor, and not predetermined by politics deciding who gets to make that choice. By preventing people from going to the doctor in the first place due to absurd “affordable” premiums/copays/deductibles, Obamacare is already going to prevent people from finding out they might have something to worry about.
Healthcare needed to be fixed, but Obamacare is a black hole of moron.
I’m just glad he isn’t doing the House too! LOL
My definition of cancer: LIBs, DIMs, RINOs
Live with it.
There is probably no better example than the "passive" treatment of prostate cancer, and the multitude of studies that purport to support that approach.
They will tell you: "Odds are that you will die of something else first, given your life expectancy".
Well it suck worse on a smart phone. My thumb is exhausted.
” - - - And get some outfit to manufacture little pins in the shape of a broom. Wish I could make them myself - I could use the money ;o) - - - “
I like the way you think !
Lemme see now, maybe tweek the symbol a little bit, say, morphing a broom in to a pitchfork?
Bronze level pins has the broom symbol and Gold has the symbol of a pitchfork?
Bronze has the text “CLEAN SWEEP 2014” , and Gold has the Text “ Rid the Senate of Reid.”
Since you are the old exec., just “pick up the ball and run with it!”
“There’s only about 40% chance the Prostate Cancer will kill you. So worry about your heart health.”
Yeah. That’s the ticket.
(4 / 10 dead as a result)
>>Getting very tiresome.<<
What is getting very tiresome? The fact someone is posting lists of Senators with contact info and voting data?
You are very welcome!
My thick graewoulf hide took the jabs well, but I figured it would be worth it that more FReepers would be able to call more Senators IF they did not have to Google each Senators homepage to get the phone numbers.
To those who were annoyed with me, I understand, but I would gladly do it again if I have the chance to influence those who can crease, fold, spindle, defund or ABOLISH Marxist-based Obamacare Medical Insurance.
Marxism is the enemy of the GOOD, no matter who the speaker of Marxism is.
Wonderful. But. hey, the self-important people don’t get to sign up so its all good Nothing to be afraid of.
Anybody who lets Obama get away with this pretty much deserves to die anyway. Anyone who let’s Obama kill an innocent is also guilty of murder.
Why? You got a problem with people reading facts?
What is your problem? You two wouldn't be trolls, would you?
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