Prostate Cancer Kills More Than Breast Cancer, But Receives Half the Funding
The flood of pink we see each October reminds us of the tragedy that is breast cancer. Pink ribbons, wear it pink, pink everything. Breast cancer awareness is a worthy cause. However, another deadly disease – prostate cancer – curiously doesn’t receive near the same amount of attention. This, even though prostate cancer is now killing more people each year. Some new medical data suggest we might need to instruct women to be a little more “inclusive” about men’s issues.
Illustrating Anglo culture’s gynocentrism and innate misandry, we don’t see nearly as many blue ribbons fluttering each Blue September. (Did you even know that’s what Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is called?) This needs to change in order to adhere to the much ballyhooed doctrine of “equality” in Anglo culture.
The script has flipped as prostate cancer is now deadlier than breast cancer, so we need to see Blue September elevated in a such a way it becomes more prominent than pink October. New statistics published in The Guardian show the doleful details:
New figures reveal that 11,819 men died in the UK from prostate cancer in 2015, overtaking breast cancer, which resulted in the deaths of 11,442 women.
These are long-term trends, and the number of prostate cancer deaths is likely to rise not only in the UK, but in other Western nations.
However, breast cancer receives more than twice as much research funding despite declining death rates. The Daily Caller reported the lack of funding for men’s cancers a few years back:
In fiscal year 2009, breast cancer research received $872 million worth of federal funding, while prostate cancer received $390 million. It is estimated that fiscal year 2010 will end similarly, with breast cancer research getting $891 million and prostate cancer research receiving $399 million.
Prostate cancer researchers only wish they received the attention and financing breast cancer researchers do. From The Guardian:
Angela Culhane, chief executive of the charity Prostate Cancer UK which collated the figures, said the number of prostate cancer deaths had risen as a result of an ageing population, while improvements in research and screening meant the same effect was not seen for breast cancer.
“We want to learn from what they have been able to achieve [for breast cancer] and we can see the correlation between that investment in research and the progress that then follows in terms of reducing the number of deaths,” said Culhane.
Surely, we wouldn’t be in a culture that actively discriminates against men, would we? A culture that is frequently the opposite of the patriarchal “hell” for women we’re told by the media it is? A culture that offers little sympathy or even acknowledgement for men who lead women in combat deaths, industrial deaths and accidents, homicide deaths, homelessness, length of jail terms, and now sex-specific cancer issues, among other unflattering statistics.
Further, holding modern women and feminists to their own standards, we might offer the criticism that pink ribbons for breast cancer are “inappropriate” in this day and age, the age of über political correctness. Pink has been traditionally associated with femininity, but that color association might be out of date in today’s “gender neutral” culture. Worse, it gives the impression that all nipples are pink, when only the pastiest Anglobitches have pink nipples.
It’s time for men to take a page out of the feminist playbook, put on some penis hats and go march in the streets demanding more funding for prostate cancer research. All exaggeration and righteous indignation aside, Anglo culture can never truly claim “equality” until serious men’s issues like prostate cancer are acknowledged and funded on par with women’s issues.
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