Cancer Facts & Statistics

Being diagnosed with cancer is a life-altering event in your life. Please note that I used the word event because at some point events do come to an end. It's new to you and it's okay to not know everything. This is your time to ask all the questions that are lurking in your mind. YOU HAVE CANCER! Don’t make another move until you GET THE FACTS! This is your body and you have a right to know what you’re dealing with.

Knowledge + Action = Power

Cancer is currently an epidemic wreaking havoc throughout the world on so many innocent souls. It's time to take control by getting the knowledge you need to take action. 

Cancer Survivors

As of January 2019, there were an estimated 16.9 million cancer survivors in the United States. The number of cancer survivors is projected to increase to 22.2 million by 2030.       

~Source: cancer.gov

Who is at
Risk?

Who Is at Risk of Developing Cancer? The risk of developing cancer increases with advancing age; 80% of all cancers in the United States are diagnosed in people 55 years of age or older. 

~Source: cancer.org

Family History

Most people diagnosed with cancer don’t have a family history of the disease. Only about 5% to 10% of all cases of cancer are inherited.

~Source: cancer.org

New Cancer
Cases

By 2040, the number of new cancer cases per year is expected to rise to 29.5 million and the number of cancer-related deaths to 16.4 million.

~Source: cancer.gov

Amount
Spent on
Cancer

Estimated national expenditures for cancer care in the United States in 2018 were $150.8 billion. 

~Source: cancer.gov