Does saying incurable sound kinder than terminal?
- Dr. MorrisonLv 63 weeks agoFavorite Answer
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.
- TarkarriLv 73 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.
- LiliLv 73 weeks ago
There are plenty of incurable conditions that are not fatal -- that is, they are not terminal.
- RosieLv 53 weeks ago
No, terminal sounds kinder imo
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- LANLv 73 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.
- Anonymous3 weeks ago
You can live a long time with an incurable disease. Not so long with a terminal one.