Running Head : Eliminating Cancer

2012 Words9 Pages

Eliminating Cancer
Chauncey Caffey
Kean University

If there is a disease that needs to be eliminated from the plant it should be Cancer. Cancer is the number one cause of death in countries that are economically developed and the second leading cause of death in developing countries. (Organization, 2004) The burden of cancer is increasing in economically developing countries as a result of population getting older and their growth, increasingly, an adoption of cancer-associated lifestyle choices including people smoking, not being physically active, and bad diets. These articles provided an overview of the global cancer issues, that includes estimated figures of recent cancer cases and deaths in 2008 and the rates of incidence and mortality by region for chosen sites of cancer. These figures are based on GLOBOCAN 2008, the standard set of worldwide estimates for incidence and mortality of cancers produced by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) for 2008. (CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 2016) The authors committed on the recent percentage and mortality patterns monitored for a quantity of familiar cancer forms, alongside common preventive measures that can minimize the worldwide cancer issues. (Jemal, et al., 2011) Incidence data were obtained from population-based cancer registries, which may cover entire national populations but more often covered small
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