HEALTHY CHOICES HEALTHY LIVING Talking about Cancer October

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HEALTHY CHOICES = HEALTHY LIVING Talking about Cancer October 2015

HEALTHY CHOICES = HEALTHY LIVING Talking about Cancer October 2015

What do we know about CANCER?

What do we know about CANCER?

In the NWT… • Cancer is the leading cause of death. • 25% of

In the NWT… • Cancer is the leading cause of death. • 25% of all deaths in the NWT are related to cancer. • On average, 111 people are diagnosed with cancer every year.

How many types of cancer are there?

How many types of cancer are there?

There are over 200 types of cancer.

There are over 200 types of cancer.

Why are there so many types of cancer?

Why are there so many types of cancer?

Different cells have different cancers.

Different cells have different cancers.

NWT Males Most common cancers: 1. Prostate cancer 2. Colorectal cancer 3. Lung cancer

NWT Males Most common cancers: 1. Prostate cancer 2. Colorectal cancer 3. Lung cancer Prostate 28% Other 33% Colorectal 26% Non. Hodgkin's Lymphoma Oral 4% 8% Lung 17%

NWT Males Most common cancers: 1. Prostate cancer 2. Colorectal cancer 3. Lung cancer

NWT Males Most common cancers: 1. Prostate cancer 2. Colorectal cancer 3. Lung cancer Most deadly cancers: 1. Lung cancer 2. Colorectal cancer 3. Prostate cancer Prostate 28% Other 30% Other 33% Colorectal 26% Non. Hodgkin's Lymphoma Oral 4% 8% Lung 17% Lung 25% Colorectal 20% Pancreas 5% Oral 4% Esophagus 5% Prostate 10%

NWT Females Most common cancers: 1. Breast cancer 2. Colorectal cancer 3. Lung cancer

NWT Females Most common cancers: 1. Breast cancer 2. Colorectal cancer 3. Lung cancer Uterine 4% Thyroid 4% Other 29% Lung 15% Breast 40% Colorectal 22%

NWT Males Most common cancers: 1. Breast cancer 2. Colorectal cancer 3. Lung cancer

NWT Males Most common cancers: 1. Breast cancer 2. Colorectal cancer 3. Lung cancer Other 29% Most deadly cancers: 1. Lung cancer 2. Breast cancer 3. Colorectal cancer Breast 40% Breast 16% Uterine 4% Thyroid 4% Lung 26% Other 34% Lung 15% Colorectal 22% Pancreas 4% Esophagus 5% Colorectal 15%

WHAT CAUSES CANCER?

WHAT CAUSES CANCER?

WHAT CAN WE DO?

WHAT CAN WE DO?

It’s ! e m i t z i u q

It’s ! e m i t z i u q