Cancer Is A Big Problem
Deep Down in Details
By: Olivia P 8th hour
Hospitals That Treat Cancer In Kansas City
Kansas City Skin & Cancer Center-http://www.kansascityskincenter.com/
North Kansas City Hospital-http://www.nkch.org/services/cancer/education-support/patient-stories/
Saint Luke's Hospital- http://www.saintlukeshealthsystem.org/services/saint-luke-s-east-hospital-cancer-care
Who Is One Person Who Has Had Cancer, And What Is Their Story?
*But less than a decade ago she suffered and nearly died from Leukemia.
*Until a woman she didn't even know who lived in her own town, ended up as a match in the "National Marrow Donor Program".
* Life. There is no greater gift.”“Susan gave me a second chance at life, and for that I’ll be forever grateful,” Penny said.”- http://www.kucancercenter.org/
At Kansas City Skin & Cancer Center, there are words from their patients here are some.
*“The whole staff has been excellent. I had an especially pleasant experience with Emily – she showed such thoughtfulness and concern. She even called and checked on me after I’d been in. That was above and beyond. Everyone – from the office staff to the doctors –
has been great.”-
*“My experience at the Kansas City Skin & Cancer Center has been nothing short of heroic. Dr. Mark Cohen is one of the most knowledgeable and professional doctors I have encountered … If you need to be treated at the clinic, you can relax and know that you will be in the best hands.”
- Sandra U
How Many People In The US Have Cancer?
*“Lifetime Risk of Developing Cancer: Approximately 40.4 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with all cancer sites at some point during their lifetime, based on 2009-2011 data.”
*“Prevalence of this cancer: In 2011, there were an estimated 13,397,159 people living with all cancer sites in the United States.”
*And if there is ever a fundraiser for cancer or like a running for Cancer go to them and participate because they end up being really fun and you feel really good in the end.
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Picture 2-"THANKSGIVING GREETINGS." Cancer+Ribbons Awareness Graphics. N.p., 31 May 2007. Web. 24 Mar. 2015.