[ RadSafe ] What does it mean to say that something causes 16%of cancers?

Maury maurysis at peoplepc.com
Sat May 12 00:45:12 CDT 2012

Hi Joe. are They suggesting that maybe it should read, "moondust to 
moondust, moonashes to moonashes"?  -- just doesn'tquite have the right 
ring to it ...  Anyway, isn't cancer considered to be a disease of aging 
that has a known probability associated with age as well as with other 

On 5/11/2012 11:22 PM, JPreisig at aol.com wrote:
> Hello,
>         Sound like if you get to be old  enough, Cancer will be in your body somewhat. A heart attack may take a person's life first.
>        Cancer sometimes has long latency times,  right????
>        Some of this is food throughput also??? ---  if food preservatives, irritants, carcinogens, show up in
> the body in quantity, perhaps due to bodily trapping mechanisms (bad circulation, artery/vein breaks,etc.)
> then these chemicals etc. can build up and possibly start some cancer startup process. Eating too much can also cause buildup of carcinogens, etc.  Exercise
> probably helps the body clear itself of unneeded chemicals, carcinogens etc.
>        USGS had a news item also a while back of  some natural/environmental virus or micro-organism
> causing brain cancers...
>       Thanks for posting these email guys...
>       Regards,    Joseph R. (Joe)  Preisig
> PS   Maury and Dog, you need to take it easy only these larger  full Moon events --- the next one in 6 months could be our last,  according to the Mayans????  The email I posted on radsafe a while ago about some alien spaceship  approaching Earth was apparently based on some Alien Encounter show, which was some  fact and some high drama.  Funny, there were SETI people in the program and other real physicists.????  One way to get funding, I guess.
> ____________________________
> In a message dated 5/11/2012 4:21:51 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> mohan.doss at fccc.edu writes:
> I agree  with you that cancers are symptoms of an underlying condition.
> A few  points to note:
> 1.  About 45% of the population is likely to be  diagnosed with cancer in
> their lifetime (ACS estimate, e.g.).  You  may think the remaining 55% of
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