Cancer in America has published a summary report of the current state of cancer in America. Their website has many resources for information about and assistance with cancer. 


Cancer Rates:

2008: 12.7 million new cases

2012: 14.1 million

2025: 19.3 million expected


43% of cancers occur more often in developed nations than in developing. Why? Modern lifestyle choices.

5 Changes to Make to Reduce Cancer Risk:

  1. Stop smoking
  • 1 in 5 cancer deaths can be attributed to cigarette smoking?
  1. Maintain a healthy weight
  • Try to get at least 2.5 hours of exercise per week
  1. Use sunscreen and skip the tanning bed
  • 86% of melanomas can be attributed to UV rays
  1. Drink less alcohol
  • Alcohol can attriibute to about 4% of cancer deaths
  1. Don't eat red meat
  • People who eat 4oz or more of red meat per day have a 40% higher risk of cancer than those who eat less than 1oz per day



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Jennifer McGrath
Executive Director
Corporate Partner
Corporate Partner