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Breast Cancer Facts

Breast Cancer Facts

Over the course of a lifetime, about 1 in 8 American women will develop an invasive form of breast cancer. In 2017, about 252,710 women will be diagnosed with new invasive cases of breast cancer, while 2,470 men will receive the same news. Breast cancer starts when...
Childhood Cancer

Childhood Cancer

Key Statistics for Childhood Cancers Childhood cancers make up less than 1% of all cancers diagnosed each year. About 10,380 children in the United States under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2016. Childhood cancer rates have been rising slightly for...
Cancer Risk Factors

Cancer Risk Factors

It is usually not possible to know exactly why one person develops cancer and another doesn’t. But research has shown that certain risk factors may increase a person’s chances of developing cancer. The list below includes the most-studied known or suspected risk...
Cancer Immunotherapy

Cancer Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that use the host immune system to fight cancer.  The immune system is made up antibodies, white blood cells, and other chemicals and proteins that attack and destroy substances such as bacteria and viruses...