According to the National Cancer Institute, 38.1% of people in the United States will have some form of cancer during their lifetimes. That’s over a third of the country! And yet, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of talk about it. This seems strange because do you know the best way to survive cancer? Early detection!
People in America today can expect to live longer than they ever have before, so old age is inevitable for most. If you make it to 65, data from the Center for Disease Control suggests that, on average, you can live for another 19.3 years. Anyone who reaches this age and beyond can expect to spend considerable time and energy in managing chronic medical conditions to stay healthy and maintain a good quality of life.