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.
"In 2019, there will be an estimated 1,762,450 new cancer cases diagnosed and 606,880 cancer deaths in the United States."
"The most common cancers (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."
"Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for 840,768 deaths (635,260 cardiac) in 2016. From 2006 to 2016, the US death rate from CVD decreased by 18.6% and from coronary heart disease by 31.8%."
About 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease (PD) each year.
It is predicted that almost one million people will be living with Parkinson's disease (PD) in the U.S. by 2020.
"The incidence of the disease, or the rate of newly diagnosed cases, generally increases with age, although it can stabilize in people who are older than 80. An estimated 4 percent of people with Parkinson’s are diagnosed before age 50."