Posted by cool_ambo on April 26th, 2016 | Comments Off on Waste Management
The Human body does not have a repair facility
where damaged and mutated cells are sent to be fixed.
The reason is logical.
Sending back the fixed items is impossible
knowing that it would incur tremendous problems in
proofreading the parts for the exact place they were taken.
Besides, the damaged and mutated body cells
would have been replaced by then.
Might as well dispose of these parts completely
or at least set them aside.
And so enters the lymphatic system,
the garbage disposal, or the waste management system.
I must submit that this system is not comparable
to the Waste Management of Edmonton,
arguably the most efficient in the world.
The collectors don’t make a mess,
and even if they do,
they clean it up zippity-do-dat.
But let us not get sidetracked now.
Similarly, the lymph ducts send out dump trucks
(in the form of lymph fluids)
to pick up the discards and the disposed cells
and dump these in garbage dumps called lymph nodes.
Finding no lymph nodes, the discarded cells are dumped anyway
and end up in the cavern occupied by the lungs.
And then the dump trucks go back to pick up some more
discarded cells and dump these in the thoracic region.
Worse, the lymphatic fluid eventually dumps a mutated cell
somewhere it is not supposed to be.
Now, mind you, these discarded and mutated cells
are in a huff because they were inadvertently and,
without warning, torn off unceremoniously from their perches.
So they cling to anything they can attach themselves to.
And lo, they develop a mind of their own
and send out an SOS to the blood vessels for food and nutrients.
The blood vessels then rush in to get close to the rogue cells,
which burrow and bore through the walls of the blood vessels.
Once they strengthen the attachment to the walls
of the blood vessels, they begin to divide and multiply.
The body has no way to control these cell divisions.
So a cancerous tumor now grows.
If the mutated cells do not connect to blood vessels,
they just die out, or become benign tumors.
Fortunately, the lab analyses of the cancer organizations
and institutes have come out with drugs that target
the specific types of cancer.
These treatment is called targeted treatment.
It kills only the cancerous cells and not the adjoining good cells.
Unfortunately, we become aware of cancer only after it
has started to become a serious threat to the body.
When we can already prevent cancer cells from forming
a threat, then we can safely say that we have succeeded
in finding a cure.
As of now, what have they missed?
Or let me put it this way,
In what aspect of cancer development
should they have turned their glasses on
in search for the cure?