How to take a step back and take stock of what you know about your own health to help your friends who have a diagnosis of cancer.
Read more from The Hill:How to help a friend with cancer.
The National Cancer Institute said that more than half of Americans will die from cancer in their lifetime.
The latest data released Monday found that there were 1.7 million new cancer diagnoses in the U.S. last year.
The numbers, released Monday by the American Cancer Society, show that about one in five Americans will become ill during their lifetime, according to the institute.