The problem with the phrase ‘battling cancer’

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The language of cancer continues to divide us. Here is an interesting article on the origins of battling cancer from the BBC News website.

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Are military metaphors such as “battling” appropriate when it comes to cancer, asks Andrew Graystone.

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