Prepared for Simon | Delivered December 12, 2019
Patients with Chronic Disease
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To find out the number of people in the United States who had, or currently live with Cancer, Heart Failure, Diabetes T1/2, COPD, MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Lupus.
there will be an estimated
new cancer cases diagnosed and
cancer deaths in the United States."
15.5 million Americans
with a history of cancer were alive on
January 1, 2016
, most of whom were diagnosed many years ago and have no current evidence of cancer.
1.7 million new cancer cases
are expected to be diagnosed in
Americans are expected to die of cancer in 2019, which means that there are approximately
1,660 deaths per day
(listed in descending order according to
estimated new cases in 2018
) are breast cancer, lung and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, colon and rectum cancer, melanoma of the skin, bladder cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, kidney and renal pelvis cancer, endometrial cancer, leukemia, pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver cancer."
Here are the cancer deaths
American adults had heart failure (HF) in
. HF prevalence continues to rise.
As of April 27, 2018
were on a waiting list for heart transplant, and
were waiting for heart and lung transplant.
Coronary events are expected to occur in about
coronary events, in the United States in 2019.
"Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for
(635,260 cardiac) in 2016. From 2006 to 2016, the US death rate from CVD decreased by
and from coronary heart disease by
Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease (PD) each year.
It is predicted that almost
people will be living with Parkinson's disease (PD) in the U.S. by
The scientific journal,
npj Parkinson’s Disease,
Parkinson’s Foundation study
. The Foundation’s
“Parkinson’s Prevalence Project”
estimates that 930,000 people in the United States will be living with the disease by 2020, further increasing to 1.2 million people by 2030.
of the disease ranges from
41 people per 100,000
in the fourth decade of life to more than
1,900 people per 100,000
among those who are 80 and older."
of the disease, or the rate of newly diagnosed cases, generally increases with age, although it can stabilize in people who are older than
. An estimated
of people with Parkinson’s are diagnosed before age 50."
1.5 million Americans
have a form of lupus.
Of individuals diagnosed with lupus,
90% are women
Most people with lupus will live a normal lifespan,
due to improved diagnosis and treatment.
Summary Of Our Early Findings Relevant To The Goals
In our first hour of research we were able to provide the number of people in the United States who had, or currently live with Cancer, Heart Failure, Parkinson’s Disease and Lupus.
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