Facts you may not know about cancer
Ten Facts You Might Not Know About Cancer
1.Over 20,000 people die of cancer everyday (Word Health Organization)
2.There are 100 types of cancers that can enter any part of your body(Word Health Organization)
3.A single cigarette contains over 4,800 chemicals, 69 of which are known to cause cancer. (American Lung Association)
4. IN the U.S., 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.(Word Health Organization)
5.Air pollution causes lung cancer and is also a higher risk for getting bladder cancer. (American Cancer Society)
6. 50%is the lifetime risk of developing cancer for a man in the U.S.(American Cancer Society)
7.Breast Cancer Kills 450 men in the U.S every year. (National Breast Cancer Coalition)
8. A man is 35% more likely to get diagnosed with Prostate Cancer than women to get diagnosed with Breast Cancer. (Prostate Cancer Foundation)
9.Every 13 minutes , a women dies from Breast Cancer in the U.S. (UT Health Science Center)10.About 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low and middle- income countries.(Word Health Organization)
What Causes Cancer?
What age group/gender is at greater risk?
Cancer affects everyone, no matter if you are male or female or young or old, but certain cancers affect different gender and age. For example common cancers for children male or female are Leukemia, Brain and other nervous system tumors, Neuroblastoma ,Lymphoma, bone cancer and etc. On the other hand common cancers for adults male or female are Breast Cancer, Lymphomas, Melanoma, Thyroid Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer and etc.
How important is early treatment?
What is the future for cancer?
Over the last year, doctors have made significant progress on making new treatments for not only common cancer, but also rare cancers too. This improved patient survival rates and improved quality of life. Here are some treatments that they have discovered.
Cancer prevention shot
Mixing different therapy