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  • 1. Cancer around the world
    By Sarah St-Pierre
  • 2. Definitions
    Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body
    Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002267/
    A cancer survivoris an individual with any type of cancer, current or past, who is still living
    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cancer_survivor
  • 3. Cancer Incidence Rates in Children per 100,000 Children by Age Group in United States in 2000
    Source: http://www.cdc.gov/Features/dsCancerInChildren/
  • 4. Prostate Cancer Compared to Breast Cancer in Canada in 2010
    Number of People
    24,600
    24,600
    Source: http://www.cancer.ca
  • 5. The Most Commonly Diagnosed Cancers Worldwide in 2002
    Source: http://info.cancerresearchuk.org
  • 6. Percentage of Side-effects by Gender, of 5,836 Long-term Cancer Survivors, Whose Median Age Was Between 51 and 71 Years in United States
    Source: http://health.usnews.com
  • 7. Five-year Survival Rates for Different Cancers from 2000 to 2005 in United States
    Percentage of Survivors
    Source: http://health.usnews.com
  • 8. Correlation between Smoking habits and Smoking-Related Disease that Caused Death Worldwide in 2000
    Number of Smokers
    R= 0.8
    Number of Deaths Related to Smoking
    Source : http://www.inforesearchlab.com
  • 9. The Different Expenses for Programs and Services of the Canadian Cancer Society in 2010 in Quebec Province
    Amount of Money in $
    Source: http://www.cancer.ca
  • 10. Conclusion
    Cancers in children occur more often before the age of 1 and at the adolescence, between the age of 15 and 19.
    Breast cancer kills more people than prostate cancer even though there is more cases of the latter cancer.
    The most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide is lung cancer.
  • 11. Conclusion
    The most common side-effects of cancer for men is heart problems and for women it is arthrite or osteoporosis.
    The cancer that has the most survivors in the United States is prostate cancer.
    Smoking is strongly related to disease that cause death worldwide.
    The Canadian Cancer Society spent over 18,000$ in 2010 in total to help advance the cancer research.