Saturday, September 06, 2008
Stand Up to Cancer!
Some startling statistics:
*1.45 million new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed this year.
*The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.
*10,000 people die from cancer every week.
*60 people died during the one hour of "Stand-Up for Cancer" which aired on three networks (CBS, NBC, ABC) on Friday at 8:00 PM EST.
*Every minute 3 people are diagnosed with cancer.
*500,000 people are diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. every year--more than any other country!
*12 million people are LIVING with cancer (I'm one of them!)
We can all do more. Visit: Stand-up to Cancer's website and found out how you can do more to fight this deadly disease.