Infographic: The Real Costs of Cancer

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
This post was written by Patricia Donovan

Some people bear a terrible burden when it comes to cancer. It is the second-biggest killer of Americans (after heart disease), but an individual’s gender, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic level, and more have a big impact on whether they get cancer, when they develop it, and what their chance of survival are.

This infographic from the Web site TakePart takes a look at specific groups of people who bear an extraordinary burden when it comes to cancer.

The Real Costs of Cancer

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