I think most of us have been touched by Cancer in one way or another, either personally or because we have someone close to us that we've either lost to cancer or they're currently living with cancer.
I've lost a number of people to cancer, including my Dad, and I have 2 close relatives currently undergoing treatment. So far I've been fortunate enough not to have personally suffered.
According to Cancer Research UK,
That's quite a stark statistic.
But there are also more positive statistics such as: