In the past ten years or so, when it comes to health problems that have troubled the whole people, many people think of cancer first, and the society is full of the smell of turning pale at the mention of cancer. Many people think that once a person gets cancer, he will be sentenced to death, and the word “incurable disease” has become a synonym for cancer.
This is an extreme.
With the development of anti-cancer therapy, most cancers have been well controlled after formal treatment, and even a small number of cancers have achieved [curative] effects. As a result, there is another optimism in the society that cancer can be easily [cured].
This is the other extreme.
Unrealistic optimism about cancer cure, fear of adverse reactions of traditional therapies and doubts about their efficacy give some [alternative medicine] opportunities.