Skin Cancer in The United States – Rasta Factoid – Compiled By – Lion!

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FACTS:

# Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than one million skin cancers are diagnosed annually.

# Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon.

# One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime.

# In 2004, the total direct cost associated with the treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers was more than $1 billion.

# The incidence of many common cancers is falling, but the incidence of melanoma continues to rise significantly (3.4% annually), at a rate faster than that of any of the seven most common cancers.

# The majority of people diagnosed with melanoma are white men over age 50.

* In The United States, approximately 62,480 melanomas will be diagnosed this year, with nearly 8,420 resulting in death.3

Incidence Deaths
Men: 34,950_________ 5,400
Women: 27,350_________ 3,020

See: The Bible: The Book of Revelations Chap 16, Verses: 2,8,9,11

2:”And the first [angel] went and poured out his vial upon the earth, and there fell a noisome and grevious sore upon the men ….. who loved the image of the beast”

8:”And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire”

10:”And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness and they gnawed their tounges for the pain.”

11:”And [the men] blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores and repented not of their deeds.”

Complied by
Lion!
February 21/2009


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