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Daffodil Day

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Published by: The London Free Press on Apr 26, 2012
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Da odil Day
In 2011 alone, there were an estimated 177,800 new cases and 75,000 deaths from cancer in Canada. The Canadian Cancer Society has designated April 27 as Da odil day. A special day for Canadians to show their support for those living with cancer and to remember those we have lost.

IN MINUTES

News and events — visually
New cases and deaths of all cancers by sex and type in 2011 in Canada
men new cases men deaths women new cases women deaths
Prostate Lung Breast Colorectal

NON-MELANOMA

is the most common form of cancer diagnosed

PANCREATIC CANCER HAS A 1 YEAR SURVIVAL RATIO OF 21%
50 0

Some facts
LUNG
1 in 4 Canadians
cause in cancer
cancer is the leading

Non-Hodgkins Bladder Thyroid Melanoma Kidney Leukemia Uterus Pancreas Oral Stomach Brain Ovary Multi Myeloma Liver Esophagus Cervix Larynx Testis Hodgkins
Sources: Cancer.ca

27% 28%

New cases and deaths of all cancers by sex and province in 2011 in Canada
men new cases men deaths women new cases women deaths
35,000 people

93,000 MEN

84,800 WOMEN
MAN. ONT. QUE. N.B. N.S.

39,900 DIED OF CANCER

will die from PROSTATE cancer is the

35,100 DIED OF CANCER

in Canada were diagnosed with cancer

in Canada were diagnosed with cancer

DEATHS
the most common

30,000

25,000

CANCER

48% 52%

Every hour of every day

this year BREAST cancer is the
the most common
SASK. P.E.I. ALB. NFLD.

will be diagnosed

more MEN than women

MEN 60-69 YRS
is the common diagnosis age

diagnosed amongst

20,000

15,000

10,000

5,000

B.C.

N.W.T.

Yukon

& 8 PEOPLE 50-69 YRS will die from cancer is the common diagnosis age

SUSAN BATSFORD, GRAPHICS EDITOR, TWITTER @SBATS1; INFOGRAPHIC BY LINDSAY OUELLETTE/QMI AGENCY

Nunavut

20 PEOPLE
will be diagnosed with cancer

WOMEN

diagnosed amongst

100

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