Fact 1 There are more than 100 types of cancers; any part of the body can be affected.
Fact 2 In 2008, 7.6 million people died of cancer - 13 % of alldeaths worldwide.
Fact 3 About 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low - and middle income countries.
Fact 4 Worldwide, the 5 most common types of cancer that kill men are ( in order of frequency ):-lung, stomach, liver, colorectal and oesophagus.
Fact 5 Worldwide, the 5 most common types of cancer that kill women are (in order of frequency):-breast, lung, stomach, colorectal and cervical. In many developing countries, cervial canceris the most common cancer.