There are 10 facts about cancer that are identified by WHO (World Health Organization) in 2007, and these facts are relevant in the world at the present time. Fact number 1 There are over 100 types of cancer, the disease can develop in any part of the body. Fact number 2 in 2006 from cancer of 7.6 million people died, that 13% of 58 million deaths worldwide. Fact number 3 for more than 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low and middle income countries. Fact number four in the world the greatest number of men dying of the following five types of Cancer (in descending order): lung, stomach, liver, colon and rectum, and esophagus.

Fact number 5 in the world the greatest number of women dying from the following five types of cancer (in descending order): breast, lung, stomach, and direct colon and cervical cancer. Fact number 6 Tobacco use is the single most important cause of cancer in the world, which can be prevented. Fact number 7 One-fifth of all cancers in the world develops in different patients, depending on several factors, structure and biology of the tumor, which ultimately determine the course of the disease and prognosis. More information about cancer, please visit