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What Is Cancer?

Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. If the spread is not controlled, it can result in death.

How Many People Alive Today Have Ever Had Cancer?

The National Cancer Institute estimates that approximately 8 million Americans alive today have a history of cancer. Some of these individuals can be considered cured, while others still have evidence of cancer.

How Many People Are Expected to Die of Cancer?

This year about 564,800 Americans are expected to die of cancer—more than 1,500 people a day. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, exceeded only by heart disease. One of every four deaths in the US is from cancer. Since 1990, there have been approximately 5 million cancer deaths.

Cancer has reared its ugly head again. But its struck the wrong one! Daisy Lewellyn one of the cast members of the Bravo reality tv show, “Blood Sweat and Heels” has been diagnosed with having stage three cancer. The Queen of Effortless Chic was told by her doctor with mom at her side she suffered from a rare form of cancer, liver cancer. Find out how and why she remained strong in the fight for her life by clicking here.  

 

 

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Jade West “Always On a Musical Quest”

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