Can­cer, by the Num­bers

Financial Planning - - HIGH NET WORTH -

The dis­ease touches the lives of many Amer­i­cans:

New cases of can­cer, an­nu­ally: 454.8 per 100,000 peo­ple.

An­nual can­cer deaths: 171.2 per 100,000 peo­ple.

Ap­prox­i­mately 39.6% of men and women will be di­ag­nosed with can­cer at some point dur­ing their life­times.

Can­cer mor­tal­ity is higher among men than women (207.9 per 100,000 men vs. 145.4 per 100,000 women).

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