Cancer Research UK said 30 years ago only 58% of men and 78% of women beat the disease. Scotland's improved survival rates are linked to better treatment, early diagnosis and awareness of the symptoms.
Cancer is one of mankind's toughest challenges to overcome. Scientists all over the world are working on finding a cure. However, the injured body takes care of some things unaided.
Have you ever thought deeply about the miracle of the way the body heals? We cut ourselves, the skin forms a scab while underneath, blood cells work in harmony to make a seal. We break a leg, the bone reforms and sets again—straight if the limb is held rigid.
The news: My wedding ring fits again. My wonderful body might be aging, but it managed to heal and return to the normal size.
Which brings us to the age-old puzzle: Are we created in God's image?