What do you think about the Title?

Use this forum to discuss the January 2019 Book of the month "Winning the War on Cancer" by Sylvie Beljanski
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Re: What do you think about the Title?

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I agree with you that the title is a bit misleading, but it doesn't take a score out from the book.
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Winning implies a battle, which is exactly what cancer is. It makes it seem more positive, and announcers that cancer patients do have a chance of overcoming it.
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It shows some hope that some day this disease cancer will be won if not now but in the future. There are people working day and night to make it happen.
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Cancer Is a deadly disease that causes many suffering to the victim and their families but the title is not off-putting. Although many have passed from this, the aim of this book seems to be to help individuals to have a positive outlook on the disease.
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I think the title is befitting, it captures your attention and makes you want to read the book to find out how the war on cancer is being won.
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I take issue to when people refer to the "battle" and the "fight" with cancer as something to be "won". That makes it feel like those who pass away from cancer are somehow not strong enough to be "winners". I don't feel it's sensitive enough to the reality of the situation.
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