Cancer is a broad term for a group of diseases that can affect any part of the body. A leading cause of death, worldwide deaths from cancer are projected to continue to rise to over 13.1 million in 2030.
2014 Canadian statistics1
2 out of 5 are expected to develop cancer
1 out of 4 is expected to die from cancer
500 + will be diagnosed with cancer
200 + will die from cancer
63% of those diagnosed will survive at least 5 years