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    • CommentTimeMay 15th 2008
    My boss told me a sad and hard-hitting story of a friend of his who discovered on Friday evening that he had a cancerous growth on his lungs that on first examination appeared to be a result of Hodgekinsons disease. He was told that the cancer was in his lungs and was pretty well untreatable.

    Happily, however, further examination has shown that it is in fact a different breed of cancer entirely, one that is very treatable and likely to be eradicated without difficulty. I don't have all the details on exactly what it is, but the news is good.

    The childishly amusing thing, however, is that the tumerous growth apparently is known as the rare condition extragonadal growth. Essentially, he's growing balls on his chest. Testicular cells are in majoritive evidence in the tumor.

    And my boss won't stop cracking jokes.

    A brief article explaining the effect of hormone-producing cells in tumors.
      CommentAuthorJay Kay
    • CommentTimeMay 15th 2008
    Your link's broken.
    • CommentTimeMay 15th 2008 edited
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    Breast cancers eviler twin, testicular chest cancer.
    Did he have like, chesticles? I demand pictures.
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2008
    Huh. Thanks, robin. I was able to access the article to get the link without trouble, no login required. Not a site I've ever been to before, so thats odd.

    Anyhow, it was only vaguely relevant. I posted this in my lunchbreak, so I wasn't exactly in a position to have a full heavy scientific discourse of any intellectual degree, or to find any links of a particularly relevant nature. I just really needed to get the phrase "chesticular cancer" out onto the web as quickly as possible =D
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    this is the greatest thread title in the history of whitechapel
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    it's not uncommon for tumors to develop teeth and hair and things...
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    Someone tell George Bush so that he can harvest the tumor’s stem cells and save another embryo from destruction!
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    So... many... jokes... in head... rupturiiiiinnggggah!

    I saw a stand-up do a set about his cancer experiences. He was diagnosed with an easily treatable variety that caused him no problems, but the way people treated him led to some funny stories.
    • CommentAuthorStefanJ
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2008
    a cancerous growth on his lungs . . .Testicular cells

    So you most definitely DON'T want this guy coughing in your direction.

    Hey, there's a making of a really bad episode of House or CSI in this story. ("Wait, you're telling me that she got pregnant because he sneezed while he was . . .")
    • CommentAuthorPablo
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2008
    Sounds like something out of a Garth Ennis comic.
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2008
    or a falconer case

    this calls for the cigarette of victory!
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2008
    this is the greatest thread title in the history of whitechapel

    It was the thread we had to have, really. Inevitable.

    Feel free to use it in whichever twisted way you please.
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    You know, thinking about it, there has got to be someone with like a pussy on their head or something weird like that.
    • CommentTimeMay 18th 2008
    why does this remind me of an episode of The Burning Zone... I'm probably the only person who remembers that show, actually...
    • CommentTimeMay 18th 2008
    this is the greatest thread title in the history of whitechapel

    Please reference this in your next comic.
      CommentAuthorJay Kay
    • CommentTimeMay 19th 2008
    God this is so gloriously grotesque...

    This just epitomizes Whitechapel right here.
    • CommentTimeMay 20th 2008
    I just...I...nope...can't think of anything to say. I'll just shake my head and walk away...
    • CommentAuthorHarlotbug3
    • CommentTimeMay 22nd 2008
     (2252.20) I've got that ACDC song stuck in my head.

    ...And he's got big balls,
    And she's got big balls,
    But we've got the biggest
    balls of them all!