Over 20,000 people die of Cancer every day.
causes more deaths
than AIDS, tuberculosis,
and malaria combined.
There are more than 100 types of cancers; any part of the body can be affected.
is the lifetime risk of developing Cancer for a man in the U.S.
Over 30% of cancer could be prevented by avoiding tobacco and alcohol, having a healthy diet and physical activity.
There are 28 million cancer survivors worldwide.
Exercise, like walking, can reduce breast cancer risk by 25%.
A Marijuana-derived compound forces cancer cells to freeze and prevents them from spreading.
A single cigarette contains over 4,800 chemicals, 69 of which are known to
Multivitamins increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, according to recent studies.
There are more skin cancer cases due to indoor tanning than lung cancer cases due to smoking.
Taller women are more likely to get cancer, according to a study.
Three "Marlboro men" died of lung cancer: Wayne McLaren, David McLean and Dick Hammer.
Cancer mortality rate has fallen from 215 deaths per 100,000 people in 1991 to 172 deaths per 100,000 people in 2010.
Angelina Jolie's breast cancer announcement doubled the number of women being tested in its first few months.
Prediabetes increases cancer risk by 15%.
Pilots and flight attendants are twice as likely to get skin cancer melanoma from higher exposure to UV rays.