Relay for life

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Relay for life

  1. 1. + Did you know…
  2. 2. + •There are almost 3,500 people diagnosed with Cancer every day. •547,000 Americans die each year from Cancer. •That’s nearly 1,500 people dying a day. According to the National Cancer Institute.
  3. 3. + The cause of cancer in children is unknown. ¼ of all pediatric cancer diagnoses are brain tumors. 1 in every 330 Americans will develop cancer by the age of 20. On the average, 12,400 children and adolescents in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year.
  4. 4. + What are the Treatments?  Chemotherapy  Bone Marrow Transplants  Surgery  Oral Medications  The survival rate of patients who are diagnosed early and seek treatment is extremely high.  However, even with treatment, late diagnoses prove fatal.
  5. 5. + But there is hope..
  6. 6. + Research Medical institutions world wide are striving to find a better ways of treating cancer. The research is extremely costly, but has proven to extend the lives of cancer patients by years.
  7. 7. + What can you do to help? Click here to Donate! Volunteer Get Involved!
  8. 8. + University Of Florida Fighting for a Cure When: March 25, 2011 Where: Stephen C. O’Connell Center
  9. 9. + In the time it took you to watch this presentation about 3 people died from cancer...

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