BENEFITING: No Stomach For Cancer
EVENT DATE: Nov 01, 2014
Andrea Batha wrote -
Stomach Cancer Awareness Month is coming up in November.
Landon continues to endure chemotherapy every 2 weeks in his fight with stomach cancer.
Show your support for Landon by raising awareness & donating to stomach cancer research.
Join or set up an event on November 1, donate money, or just share the facts about stomach cancer.
Information can be found at:
Did you know
…that stomach cancer is the 4th most common malignancy in the world?
…that stomach cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide?
…that the 5-year survival rate for Stage IV stomach cancer patients is only 4% and the overall 5-year survival rate is about 28%?
…that only 0.26% of the National Cancer Institute’s 2008 budget was dedicated to stomach cancer?
…that stomach cancer received the least amount of NCI research dollars in 2008 when compared to all other cancers?