Pull Together to Stop a Disease that affects millions worldwide
In 2018, an estimated 1,735,350 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States and 609,640 people will die from the disease.
Cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide. In 2012, there were 14.1 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths worldwide.
The number of new cancer cases per year is expected to rise to 23.6 million by 2030.
The most common cancers (listed in descending order according to estimated new cases in 2018) are breast cancer, lung and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, colon and rectum cancer, melanoma of the skin, bladder cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, kidney and renal pelvis cancer, endometrial cancer, leukemia, pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver cancer.
Everyone has been affected or knows someone who has been affected by cancer. We want to give back to the Research and Development Teams that have dedicated their lives to finding a cure for this much too common disease. Scripps Research drives the innovation in Cancer research that improves lives around the world. Ranking as the most influential scientific organization according to Nature Index, the institute’s unique structure produces the next generation of drugs and advances in precision medicine. And now you can be a part of helping those who are on the front line to stopping Cancer.
And now you can take action against this global disease and give to a local research team right here in Jupiter at Scripps Research. Join us in the Tug-of-War to Stop Cancer today and Sponsor a team or donate here.