Cancer Survivors: A Growing Population

Cancer Survivors: A Growing Population - Health Council

June 5th, which is National Cancer Survivors day is just a few days away. A day to celebrate the lives of everyone touched by cancer. We come to see as the year’s go on, more and more wonderfully strong people, fight and survive this disease. With treatment has significantly improving, we can say that cancer survivors is a growing population.

“There were more than 15.5 million Americans with a history of cancer as of January 1, 2016, a number that is projected to reach more than 20 million by 2026. That’s according to Cancer Treatment and Survivorship Statistics, 2016, published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, and its companion publication for consumers, Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures, 2016-2017. The report was released ahead of National Cancer Survivors Day, Sunday June 5, 2016.”

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