The latest cancer research shows that Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States after cardiovascular and ranks third in the Philippines.
Cancer as a disease, cannot be ignored because the number of people affected is increasing in multitude, in fact in America, numerous legal actions are taken by cancer attorney to different business establishment that in somehow affect the population to attract cancer.
The American Cancer society estimated that one in two males and one in three females will have cancer during their lifetime. It is predicted that cancer will become the leading cause of death in a few decades. Trends in cancer survival demonstrate that relative 5 year survival rates have improved since the early 1960's. It is estimated that approximately 59% of people who develop cancer each year will be alive 5 years later.
Cancer can occur at any age, children adolescent but occurs more frequently with advancing age. More than 50% of all cancers occur after age 50.
The links below will discuss in details the needed information about this disease including other types of cancer. We also add "CANCER Concepts" for the benefit of nursing students that will take their licensure examination.
- Types of Cancer
- Cancer Risk Factors
- Cancer Preventions
- Warning Signs of Cancer
- Cancer Treatment Options
- Lung Cancer
- Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy
Or if you want to read another topic, please go back to the
homepage of cancer research
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- Mesothelioma Cancer