1. Over 20,000 people die of Cancer every day.
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  2. Cancer
    causes more deaths
    than AIDS, tuberculosis,
    and malaria combined.
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  3. There are more than 100 types of cancers; any part of the body can be affected.
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  4. 50%
    is the lifetime risk of developing Cancer for a man in the U.S.
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  5. Over 30% of cancer could be prevented by avoiding tobacco and alcohol, having a healthy diet and physical activity.
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  6. There are 28 million cancer survivors worldwide.
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  7. Exercise, like walking, can reduce breast cancer risk by 25%.
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  8. A Marijuana-derived compound forces cancer cells to freeze and prevents them from spreading.
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  9. A single cigarette contains over 4,800 chemicals, 69 of which are known to
    cause cancer.
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  10. Multivitamins increase the risk of cancer and heart disease, according to recent studies.
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  11. There are more skin cancer cases due to indoor tanning than lung cancer cases due to smoking.
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  12. Taller women are more likely to get cancer, according to a study.
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  13. Three "Marlboro men" died of lung cancer: Wayne McLaren, David McLean and Dick Hammer.
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  14. Cancer mortality rate has fallen from 215 deaths per 100,000 people in 1991 to 172 deaths per 100,000 people in 2010.
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  15. Angelina Jolie's breast cancer announcement doubled the number of women being tested in its first few months.
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  16. Prediabetes increases cancer risk by 15%.
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  17. Pilots and flight attendants are twice as likely to get skin cancer melanoma from higher exposure to UV rays.
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  18. Breast Cancer
    kills 450 men
    in the U.S.
    every year.
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  19. In the U.S., 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
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  20. Red Wine Kills Cancer Cells.
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  21. Trained Dogs can sniff out prostate cancer with 98% accuracy.
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  22. If you could live long enough, it is inevitable that at least one of your cells would eventually develop cancer.
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  23. A man is 35% more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than a woman is to be diagnosed with breast cancer.
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  24. Gleevec, a cancer drug that costs US$70,000 in the U.S. per year, cost just US$2,500 in India because it can't be patented there.
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  25. Plants can get Cancer.
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  26. Every 13 minutes, a woman dies from breast cancer in the U.S.
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  27. Air pollution causes lung cancer and is also linked to an increased risk for bladder cancer.
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  28. Redheads are more likely to develop melanoma (skin cancer) than people with other hair colors.
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  29. A man called Billy Owen lost an eye and half his face to cancer and used it to start a career as a zombie actor.
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  30. Just 65% of people with Cancer in the U.S. survive.
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  31. Musician Eddie Van Halen blamed guitar picks for giving him tongue cancer.
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  32. Once a dog hits the age of 10, its chance of dying from cancer is 50%.
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  33. Elephants rarely get cancer because they have 40 copies of genes that code for the tumor suppressor protein p53—humans have two.
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  34. A cooling cap can prevent breast cancer patients facing chemotherapy from losing their hair.
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  35. Cancers are primarily an environmental disease with 90 - 95% of cases attributed to environmental factors and 5 - 10% due to genetics.
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  36. Ovarian cancer is linked to the use of Johnson and Johnson's talc-based Baby Powder.
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  37. 3.5% of cancer deaths worldwide are attributable to the consumption of alcohol. The World Health Organization has classified alcohol as a Group 1 carcinogen.
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  38. By cutting down on alcohol, keeping a healthy bodyweight, and exercising, you can reduce the risk of cancer by 30%.
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  39. Injecting gold into the body can help fight cancer.
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  40. There's a service called "Cleaning for a Reason" in the U.S. and Canada that cleans the houses of women with cancer for free so they can focus on their health.
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  41. Up to 10% of invasive cancers are related to radiation exposure.
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  42. Studies show tattoos make it more difficult to find skin cancer, since a malignant mole can take on the color of the tattoo surrounding it.
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  43. In 2015, a Michigan doctor was sentenced to 45 years in prison for giving chemotherapy to patients who didn't actually have cancer.
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  44. Men who drink 6 or more cups of coffee daily decrease their risk of developing prostate cancer by 20%, a study found.
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  45. About 2 in 3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70.
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  46. Drinking very hot beverages increases your risk of developing cancer.
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  47. Only 10%
    of women who have lumps will have cancer.
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  48. The leading cause of death by disease past infancy among children in the U.S. is Cancer.
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  49. There are about 459 "cancer villages" in China, small communities near polluting factories where cancer rates have soared far above the national average.
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  50. We use the word "Cancer" as a medical diagnosis because Hippocrates thought the tumors looked like crabs.
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