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DID YOU KNOW?
Approximately 1.7 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year.
Approximately 600 thousand Americans die each year and nearly 1,500 a day.
That cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US behind heart disease.
Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer related deaths.
Breast cancer affects nearly 230,000 women each year and nearly 2,500 new cases in men.
Approximately 13,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year in children 0-14 years of age.
Colon and rectum cancer affects over 100,000 people each year.
In 2007 the national institutes of heath estimated the overall nation cost of cancer was 226.8 billion.
It is estimated that the cost of last productivity due to premature death by cancer is 123 billion dollars per year.
Approximately 51 million Americans are uninsured.
About 10% of US children have no health care coverage.