8 facts about cancer

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8 Facts about cancer:

  1. About 16% people die from cancer.
  2. Nearly 70% of deaths from cancer occur in low and middle income countries.
  3. 5 most common cancer in men are- lung, liver, stomach, colorectal, and prostate.
  4. 5 most common cancer in women are- breast, lung, colorectal, cervical, stomach.
  5. 30-50% cancer are preventable. Tobacco is single largest preventable cause for cancer.
  6. Tobacco is responsible for 22% of all cancer related deaths.
  7. Vaccinations against cancer causing infection like HPV and Hepatitis B can help reduce cancer cases.
  8. The total annual economic cost of cancer in 2010 was estimated at $1.16 Trillion.

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