“cancer” Charts

LSD, Good For Anxiety? »

In the first LSD experiment conducted in over 40 years, 12 cancer patients were given a dose of LSD. 8…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 581
Score: 8

Dying to Know: What Are the Top Causes of Death in America »

In the U.S., average life expectancy rates are the highest they've ever been, at roughly 79 years. We're living longer,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 457
Score: 5

The Organ Donor Problem »

The number of people waiting for an organ transplant has increased at a significantly faster rate than the number of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 217
Score: 5

Tanning Beds Among Female Youth Dangerously High, Cancerous »

One million Americans use tanning salons daily, and nearly 30 million each year. Using tanning beds before age 35, increases…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 314
Score: 4

Doctors of Death »

Deaths resulting from preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Further, the number…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 150
Score: 3

A Utilitarian's Disease Donation Guide »

The Ice Bucket Challenge popularized donating to ALS charities, though even if the numbers of afflicted was weighted for life…

Alec H.
by: Alec H.
views: 142
Score: 2

Organ Donor Recipients by Age »

There were 28,051 people who received organ transplants in the U.S. in 2012. 43.3% of organ donor recipients were 50-64…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 127
Score: 2

Top Five Causes of Death By Age Group: 2011 »

In 2011, for individuals aged 1-24 and 25-44 years old, accidents were the leading cause of death. This percent gradually…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 238
Score: 2

Private Philanthropy Funds by Allocation »

In 2009, a third of all the U.S. private philanthropy funds donated were allocated to religion ($101 billion) . 9.4%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 45
Score: 2

Cancer Survival Rates Increasing, Still Room For Improvement »

While surviving certain cancers has become nearly assured, cancers of the pancreas, lung, esophagus, and liver have continued to kill…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 2226
Score: 2

#BreastCancer Rate in American Women »

It may be surprising, but the breast cancer rate among American women has generally decreased since 1999, according to the…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 38
Score: 1

HPV and Cervical Cancer »

While there are a 100 different strains of HPV 2 of them are responsible for a majority of the cases…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 27

Americans Overwhelmingly Support the 'Right to Die' »

What should seemingly present another contentious issue that divides Americans across party lines and by generation is, perhaps surprisingly, universally…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 78

Most Americans Support Aided Suicide for the Terminally Ill »

Well over half of Americans support doctor-assisted suicide for the terminally ill with less than 6 months to live. An…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 42

What Is Killing Americans? »

Heart disease and cancer are by far the top killer of Americans. The following four leading causes combined still do…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 27

Are Mammograms Doing More Harm Than Good? »

Mammograms have a 19% reduction rate in mortality due to breast cancer. But, there comes a risk with mammograms. There…

Maria Donnelly
by: Maria Donnelly
views: 35

Deadly Cancer Survival Rates by Sex »

Of these six low survival rate cancers, women have a clear advantage. The five year relative survival rate for Mesothelioma…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 92

E-Cigarette Use Increases Among Students »

The percentage of U.S. students in grades 6-12 who had ever tried e-cigarettes more than doubled from 3.3% in 2011…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 78

Do Americans really want to live longer? »

The majority of U.S. adults (56%) say that if medical treatments that slow the aging process (allowing the average person…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 90

How long do you want to live? »

When Americans were asked how long they would like to live, 69% stated an ideal age that was between 79…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 138

Percent Change In Death Rates By Causes Of Death »

From 2000 to 2010, the death rate for Alzheimer's disease increased. However, the death rates for diabetes mellitus, cancer, heart…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 171

Top Causes of Death »

Since 1935, heart disease and cancer have remained the first and second leading causes of death, respectively in America. Stroke…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 153

The Dramatic Rise of Cigarette Prices »

The average cost of cigarettes in the U.S. has increased 1379% in just 40 years. In 1970, the average cost…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 51

Where You Live = If You Live; World's Most Polluted Cities »

In many of the most densely populated cities, air quality is so low that citizens actually suffer health disorders, and…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 93

Private Philanthropy Funds by Source »

Individuals made up 74.9% of private philanthropy funds in the U.S. in 2009. Charitable bequests (funds from a will) accounted…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 66

Foundations by Asset Size »

In 2009, 16.4% of U.S. foundations (nonprofit charitable organizations) had less than $50,000 in assets. 23.4% of foundations had between…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 68

Foundations Double in Number »

The number of U.S. foundations, including nonprofit organizations whose goals are deemed to serve the common good, has more than…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 42

Fun In The Sun Now, May Mean Fewer Sunny Days Later »

Melanoma of the skin is the only cancer, of the seven most common types in the US, whose incidence rate…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 28

Vast Majority of Skin Cancer Incidences, Deaths are Whites »

White people constitute the vast majority of all skin cancer patients, with a rate over 3x as high as any…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 70

Cancer Survival Rates for Blacks at 80s Level for All Races »

A marked disparity exists between the cancer survival rates of all Americans, and those of the African American community. Particularly…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 139

Women More Likely to Get Sunburn »

In 2010, white women were the most likely Americans ages 18-29 to get a sunburn, with 65.9% having gotten a…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 26

Indoor Tanning Rates Among Women »

Among non-Hispanic white women ages 18-29, young women in the Midwest and South regions of the U.S. were the most…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 52

Secondhand Smoke Decreases with Age »

Elderly Americans are less likely than young Americans to have secondhand smoke. Only 31.6% of Americans age 60 and over…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 46

Secondhand Smoke Among Children »

The percentage of American children ages 4-11 with any detectable cotinine (a product of nicotine breakdown) in their system decreased…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 175