When people start saving for their future they usually dream of having that place in the country on a lake, traveling to see the world, or, just finally, not having to answer that dang alarm clock on Monday morning. The last thing that people think of is having to use their hard earned savings on co-payments. One round of chemotherapy costs $18,000 and an additional injection of a blood boosting drug buckles your knees at $15,000.

 

Forty years after the National Cancer Act launched the "war on cancer," the battle is not just finding cures and better treatments but also being able to afford them. Last time I checked, we are losing that war. Shocking as it is, it is not only happening to people with poor lifestyle choices. At the turn of the 20th century cancer was only striking 3% of Americans, it is afflicting 40% now and at the end of this century it is estimated to be 100%. With our world becoming more and more toxic, the arrogant attitude that persists to put all the emphasis on curing cancer, combined with the supplicating majority who accept it, one might ask is it possible to prevent Cancer?