Early cancer detection is key to cure the disease. My dad died of colon cancer caught too late that metastasized and spread to his liver. My brother, sister and I all get colonoscopies every 5 years.
In this video Steve Jobs biographer discusses how pancreatic cancer was found in Steve Jobs and he refused for 9 month to be operated on.
Steve was a bit of health nut, but some health issues cannot be cured with diet, exercise, and meditation. Steve wished the cancer would go away.
How many data center issues are too painful to deal with and people wish the problem would go away. It seems foolish in hindsight that Steve Jobs didn't get the operation, but it is human nature to hope things get better without painful surgery.