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Does saying incurable sound kinder than terminal?

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  • 4 weeks ago
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    The names imply different things. Terminal implies that the Cancer will lead to imminent death, Incurable means that while it may not go away - it may not be fatal either. 

  • 4 weeks ago

    Conditions can be incurable without being terminal.

    Without treatment, curable illnesses can become terminal.

    Life itself is terminal.

    The words have different meanings.

  • Lili
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    There are plenty of incurable conditions that are not fatal -- that is, they are not terminal.

  • Rosie
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    4 weeks ago

    No, terminal sounds kinder imo 

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  • LAN
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    This question has nothing to do with cancer.   There are diseases that you can have your whole life that aren't necessarily going to cause your death.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    You can live a long time with an incurable disease. Not so long with a terminal one.

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