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?
Bladder cancer accounts for approximately 5% of all new cancers in the United States. In 2016, approximately 77,000 individuals were diagnosed with bladder cancer and approximately 16,000 individuals died from the disease. How much do you know about bladder cancer?
Head and neck cancers account for approximately 3% to 5% of all malignancies in the United States and were responsible for about 13,190 deaths (9800 men and 3390 women) in 2016. How much do you know about this disease?
More than 140,000 adults are diagnosed with colorectal cancer every year, and despite it being preventable, it is one of the leading causes of cancer death in the United States. How much do you know about this disease?