Cancer. A word that strikes fear in the hearts of any loved one whether near or far. An independent research firm tabulated the highest reported cases of cancer from all 50 states and found out where cancer lives, geographically. Check out the top 10 list below.
10. South Carolina
South Carolina enters the top 10 with the 10th most case of skin cancer.
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Georgia has the ninth most reported cases of breast cancer.
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Michigan comes in at number 8 due to their high rate of bladder cancer and leukemia cases.
This state’s largest cancer cases are found in lung cancer.
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The Buckeye state is ranked sixth largely due to it’s highest cases of bladder cancer.
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Pennsylvania comes in fifth with the highest reported diagnosed cases of thyroid cancer.
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4. New York
New York state is ranked as fourth due to their high rate of lung cancer.
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Texans have the highest reports diagnosed due to breast cancer.
In the orange state, skin cancer is the highest form of cancer reported.
The highest number of cancer patients recorded is in the sunny state of California. Once again, skin cancer is this state’s leading form of cancer.
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