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.

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