Sunday, February 26, 2006

Did You Know?

Did you know? In 2005, almost 5 million people worldwide were infected with HIV; that's 10 people per minute. Source

Did you know?
Each year, 182,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 43,300 die. One woman in eight either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In addition, 1,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 400 will die this year. Source

Did you know?
Cancer is the leading cause of premature death - or early death - in Canada: 954,000 potential years were lost in 2000 as a result of cancer. This represents 31% of the potential years of life lost resulting from all causes of death. Source

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