What percentage of men in America develop an invasive cancer?
45%. Encourage your husband, father, brothers, sons and friends to keep up with their routine screenings and physicals.
What percentage of women are diagnosed with breast cancer with no family history?
90%. Don’t assume that if you do not have a family history that you are not at risk for breast cancer. It is important for all women to have mammograms and conduct monthly self exams.
Does obesity increase your chances of getting cancer?
Yes! The risk for these cancers increases with obesity: esophageal, breast, colon, kidney, pancreas, thyroid, gallbladder, endometrial…and more.
Leading a healthy lifestyle increases your chances for preventing cancer and living a long and healthy life.
Which cancer causes the most deaths in men and women?
Lung cancer. Smokers need to realize they are at a high risk of developing cancer and dying from it. Talk to your physician about ways to quit smoking.