Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

So, I'm living in a country that has public health care too, worse than Swedish, but oncology is pretty well funded.

I also have "fight for life at all cost" experience, though only with animals (I provided a kitty foster home, and through that assisted in a vet clinic somewhat). It's not like with humans, but enough.

I have also seen my grandfather's last days, so maybe that influences me somewhat.

If I ever get cancer, barring some incredibly lucky circumstances when it's completely resolvable, I will avoid treatment. The suffering is not worth it, and the pressure on the loved ones is not just financial.




Applications are open for YC Winter 2020

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: