- 1,806,590 million new cancer cases and 606,520 cancer deaths are projected to occur in the United States in 2020.
- In 2018, there were 17 million cases of cancer and 9.6 million deaths from cancer worldwide.
- About a third of cancer cases worldwide are linked to being exposed to tobacco smoke.
- Lung, liver, stomach, and bowel cancer are the most common causes of cancer deaths, accounting for 4 in 10 cancer deaths worldwide.
Cancer. It’s a word that invokes fear in the hearts of many. Almost everyone on Earth probably knows someone, a friend, relative, or even just an acquaintance, who has had this devastating diagnosis. Cancer can hit anyone, young or old, male or female. It doesn’t matter where you live, it doesn’t matter what your ethnic or racial background is, and it doesn’t matter how healthy you are. Anyone can get cancer. Being famous won’t help you avoid cancer either. Here’s a list of 10 celebrities diagnosed with cancer: