Sunday, 23 October 2011 19:31
Although Steve Jobs had the foresight to design popular products such as the iPhone and iPad, cancer was something nobody could've of predicted. For the Apple co-founder, his emphasis on alternative treatments didn't exactly turn out as well has hoped. According to the authorized biography by Walter Issacson, Jobs revealed that he stalled his surgery by nine months to pursure alternative methods instead.
According to doctors, the pancreatic tumor Jobs had was "treatable" and by delaying his surgery, the chances for survival were cut. He went beyond his doctor's recommendations after being diagnosed with cancer in October 2003 and delayed treatments which could've saved his life. According to doctors, the pancreatic tumor Jobs had was "treatable" and by delaying his surgery, the chances for survival were cut.
The biography descibes how Jobs attempted to combat his cancer using a variety of alternative treatments which included a vegan diet, acupuncture, herbal remedies, and even consulting a psychic. Jobs would later regret his decision to wait so long for surgery, a period which possibly allowed the cancer to spread.
"I really didn't want them to open up my body, so I tried to see if other things would work," says Jobs. The biography which is set to hit stores Monday was originally scheduled to be released much later in the year, but production was pushed after Jobs's untimely death.
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