HP 330: Cancer Stats
HP 330: Cancer Stats HP 330
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Sydney Brummett on Sunday September 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HP 330 at Wichita State University taught by Dr. Paul Danner in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 14 views. For similar materials see Cancer: Perspectives and Controversies in Health Professions at Wichita State University.
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Date Created: 09/25/16
September 8, 2016 • There are over 100 types of cancer and any part of the body can be affected • Tobacco use causes 22% of cancer deaths o ACS estimates jn 2013 174100 cancer deaths were caused by tobacco use • Half of cases in 2013 are liked to obesity, physical inactivity, and poor nutrition • 13.7 million Americans in 2012 with a history of cancer • Over 2 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year • 77% of all cancers are diagnosed in people 55 years or older • ~580,250 Americans were expected to die of cancer in 2013 • Cancer is the 2 most common cause of death in the US o Accounts for nearly 1 in 4 deaths • Childhood cancers account for 1% of all new cancer diagnoses • Cancer is the 2 leading cause of death in children • Colon cancer is the 3 most diagnosed cancer in men and women
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