Every day about 450 Ukrainians know that they have cancer. What stats has the tendency to increase… cancer in Ukraine every fourth man and every fifth woman. This disease is still on your status, money and opportunities. Cancer is ruthless. To cancer Day edition of the 24 channels collected motivational stories of stars who defeated the terrible disease.
Now the cancer is in second place in the world among causes of death, ahead of his only cardiovascular disease. Scientists make disappointing forecasts: the number of cancer patients people will only grow. According to who, in two decades the number of cancer patients could rise by 60%, if we continue the current trend. And the largest number of cancers (about 81%) can occur in countries with low and middle incomes.
Among the most common risk factors:
- Smoking cigarettes
- poor nutrition and obesity
- excessive alcohol consumption
- lack of physical activity.
A third of all deaths from cancer happen when a person has these risk factors. However, ill with cancer also people who lead a very healthy lifestyle. A significant role in the likelihood of cancer heredity plays.
Note that cancer spreads in countries with high levels of income. The highest incidence is recorded in Denmark! Next on the list are France, Australia, Belgium, Norway, USA, Ireland, Korea, Netherlands and New Caledonia.
Although cancer is considered a problem of more developed countries, 57% of all cases occur in less developed countries. 43% comes from industrialized countries.
More than 30% of all cancer cases diagnosed in late stages. When doctors often remain powerless. Therefore, the primary prevention of cancer remains a timely diagnosis.
The disease does not avoid anyone, neither famous nor rich. Next – history of stars of show business who have conquered cancer.
Stars who beat cancer
Kylie Minogue urges women to check Breasts
Famous Australian pop singer and actress Kylie Minogue successfully beat cancer of the breast. In 2005, the disease was discovered by doctors.
When the doctor was diagnosed with breast cancer, my world had gone from under his feet. I thought I had died,
– said Kylie in an interview.
The singer underwent surgery and chemotherapy. Six months after she was diagnosed with cancer, Minogue came on stage. After recovery, she radically changed her diet. Her diet has gone soft drinks, coffee, black tea, meat and fast food.
A celebrity is actively involved in campaigns against cancer. She urges women to regularly visit a doctor. As breast cancer is quite possible to win if detected in time. Young women should consult to the doctor at the slightest symptoms women after 40 inspection required, even without symptoms.
Angelina Jolie has a hereditary predisposition to cancer
One of the brightest and most popular Actresses of our time Angelina Jolie has managed to prevent breast cancer. Now she is on constant control of doctors.
In 2013, angelina underwent surgery to remove the breast. Plastic surgeons returned to the actress the beauty of her Breasts.
The doctors decided that I had an 87% likelihood of developing cancer of the breast. When I found out about it, decided to minimize risk
– frankly said Jolie.
Note, the actress has heredity to cancer. Mother of Angelina Jolie died at 56 years old. Although he fought with the disease for 10 years!
Robert de Niro
The actor has proved that cancer can be defeated and move on
Cancer is a disease of both women and men. A scary diagnosis set in 2003, the famous American actor Robert de Niro. The doctors diagnosed him with prostate cancer. At that time, the actor was 60 years old.
He did not despair, has passed treatment. And soon the doctors said that de Niro is absolutely healthy. Just recovered, the actor returned to work. Since that time, he managed to star in over 20 films!
The actor had six times was diagnosed with cancer! But he doesn’t give
Australian movie – and actor, producer and favorite of millions of women Hugh Jackman also not spared the terrible diagnosis… Since 2013 and until now he is struggling with skin cancer. In 2013, doctors diagnosed him with bazaliy. Form of cancer that is diagnosed Jackman – the most common type of malignant tumors.
In 2017, the sixth time doctors diagnosed actor Oncology. He does not hide his illness and shares his experiences in social networks. The actor urges people to use sunscreen and time to undergo a medical examination.
Please don’t be stupid like me. Definitely get yourself checked out
– posted by Jackman in Instagram.
Thanks to regular checkups and timely treatment of 51-year-old actor lives, despite the constant terrible diagnoses in recent years.
The actor had to endure terrible treatment, but in the end all is well
The famous American actor, Hollywood stars Michael Douglas in 2010, doctors diagnosed a tumor on the tongue. Malignant tumor was the size of a walnut!
The actor underwent chemotherapy. And there was a threat of amputation of the tongue and lower jaw. Fortunately, all went well. In 2011, Douglas announced that he had beaten the disease.
Doctors note: timely diagnosis can save your life! Pass regular inspections.