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Cancer Facts
In the U.S., How Many People Are Expected to Die of Cancer This Year?
  • In 2011, more than 1,500 people a day.
  • Cancer is the second most common cause of death, exceeded only by heart disease.
  • Cancer accounts for nearly 1 of every 4 deaths.


What Percentage of People Survive Cancer?

  • As advances in cancer treatment continue, more and more people will survive.
  • The 5-year relative survival rate for all cancers diagnosed between 1996-2004 is 68% up from 50% 1975-1977.
  • The NCI estimates approximately 11.7 million Americans with a history of cancer were alive in January 2007.


Protection Through Early Detection and Prevention

  • In the United States, men have about a 1-in-2 lifetime risk of developing cancer; for women the risk is 1-in-3.
  • What you eat and drink, how active you are, and other lifestyle behaviors all can affect your risk for cancer.
  • Find out more about these risks and what you can do to reduce them at www.cancer.org.
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