Cancer, Heart Attack, and Stroke
Anyone can be diagnosed with Cancer, Heart Attack, or Stroke at any time.
Even those who lead a healthy lifestyle risk being diagnosed with one or more of these illnesses.
No one likes to think about the possibilities.
But the risks are real.
*American Cancer Society, Cancer.org
** American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, Heart Disease, and Stroke Statistics 2018 At-A-Glance
*** Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC.org
**** National Stroke Association, Stroke.org
The survival rates for all three illnesses are increasing.
Treatment comes at a cost – and those costs are increasing as well.
Number of Cancer survivors to increase by 31%
Largest increase among age 65 and older
85% of people who have a Heart Attack will survive
Heart Attack and Stroke death will reduce by 6%