Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 53,670 individuals in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2017, and approximately 43,090 patients will die from the disease. How much do you know about pancreatic cancer?
Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. In 2017, an estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the United States, along with 63,410 new cases of noninvasive (in situ) breast cancer. How much do you know about the disease?
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the United States (after skin cancer), and the third leading cause of cancer death in men. It is estimated that 161,360 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2017, and 26,730 men will die from the disease. How much do you know about prostate cancer?
One in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of their lifetime, and the number of people in the United States who have had skin cancer at some point in the past 3 decades is estimated to be higher than the number for all other cancers combined. How much do you know about skin cancer prevention?
Sarcomas are a rare group of cancers in which malignant cells develop in the soft tissues or bones of the body. In 2016, approximately 15,690 cases of sarcoma were diagnosed in the United States, and approximately 6500 individuals died from the disease. How much do you know about sarcomas?
Thanks to advances in prevention, early detection, treatment, and follow-up care, the number of Americans living with cancer has increased significantly in the past 45 years. In 1971, there were approximately 3 million cancer survivors; today there are >15.5 million. Many of these individuals are long-term survivors, living 5, 10, or more years after receiving their diagnosis. How much do you know about cancer survivorship?
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