The MicHigANDer’s 12 days of Christmas

On the 1st day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 2nd day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

a “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 3rd day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

a “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 4th day of Christmas, my true live gave to me

a “factually challenged” Wikipedia, “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 5th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Astugenal for free, a “factually-challenged” Wikipedia, “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 6th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Atengenal for you and me, Astugenal for free, a “factually-challenged” Wikipedia, “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 7th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Antineoplastons from sea to shining sea, Atengenal for you and me, Astugenal for free, a “factually-challenged” Wikipedia, “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 8th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Aminocare, Cengenal, Fengenal, Antineoplastons from sea to shining sea, Atengenal for you and me, Astugenal for free, a “factually-challenged” Wikipedia, “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 9th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

F.D.A., N.I.H., N.C.I., Aminocare, Cengenal, Fengenal, Antineoplastons from sea to shining sea, Atengenal for you and me, Astugenal for free, a “factually-challenged” Wikipedia, “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 10th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Fabio Lanzoni, F.D.A., N.I.H., N.C.I., Aminocare, Cengenal, Fengenal, Antineoplastons from sea to shining sea, Atengenal for you and me, Astugenal for free, a “factually-challenged” Wikipedia, “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 11th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Barbara Burzynski, Fabio Lanzoni, F.D.A., N.I.H., N.C.I., Aminocare, Cengenal, Fengenal, Antineoplastons from sea to shining sea, Atengenal for you and me, Astugenal for free, a “factually-challenged” Wikipedia, “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

Dr. Stanislaw R. Burzynski, Barbara Burzynski, Fabio Lanzoni, F.D.A., N.I.H., N.C.I., Aminocare, Cengenal, Fengenal, Antineoplastons from sea to shining sea, Atengenal for you and me, Astugenal for free, a “factually-challenged” Wikipedia, “who cares if you protected our ‘freedom of the press’ USA Today newspaper, “Show Me State” truth-hater, and a communist wannabe Dezinformatzia officer Dr. David H. Gorski

Happy “Freedom of Speech” Holidays and a Merry Christmas, everyone !

20131225-070337.jpg

Count de Money: What Are the Costs of Cancer ? (American Cancer Society Cancer Facts & Figures 2002-2013)

======================================
What Are the Costs of Cancer?
——————————————————————
National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates:
——————————————————————
overall costs of cancer:
——————————————————————
2010 – $263.8 billion (2011)
2010☝$263.8 billion (2010)

2008👇$201.5 billion (2013)
2008☝$228.1 billion (2009)
2007☝$226.8 billion (2012)
2007☝$219.2 billion (2008)

2006👇$206.3 billion (2007)
2005☝$209.9 billion (2006)
2004☝$189.8 billion (2005)
2003☝$189.5 billion (2004)
2002☝$171.6 billion (2003)
2001☝$156.7 billion (2002)

——————————————————————
direct medical costs
(total of all health expenditures)
——————————————————————
2010 – $102.8 billion (2011)
2010☝$102.8 billion (2010)

2008👇$77.4 billion (2013)
2008👇$93.2 billion (2009)
2007☝$103.8 billion (2012)
2007☝$89.0 billion (2008)
2006☝$78.2 billion (2007)
2005☝$74.0 billion (2006)
2004☝$69.4 billion (2005)
2003☝$64.2 billion (2004)
2002☝$60.9 billion (2003)
2001☝$56.4 billion (2002)

——————————————————————
2008-2011 – indirect morbidity costs
(cost of lost productivity due to illness)
——————————————————————
2010 – $20.9 billion (2011)
2010☝$20.9 billion (2010)
2008☝$18.8 billion (2009)
2007☝$18.2 billion (2008)
2006☝$17.9 billion (2007)
2005☝$17.5 billion (2006)
2004☝$16.9 billion (2005)
2003☝$16.3 billion (2004)

2002👇$15.5 billion (2003)
2001☝$15.6 billion (2002)
——————————————————————
indirect mortality costs
(cost of lost productivity due to premature death)
——————————————————————
2010 – $140.1 billion (2011)
2010☝$140.1 billion (2010)
2008☝$124.0 billion (2013)

2008👇$116.1 billion (2009)
2007☝$123.0 billion (2012)
2007☝$112.0 billion (2008)

2006👇$110.2 billion (2007)
2005☝$118.4 billion (2006)
2004👇$103.5 billion (2005)
2003☝$109 billion (2004)
2002☝$95.2 billion (2003)
2001☝$84.7 billion (2002)

——————————————————————
According to US Census Bureau:
——————————————————————
Americans uninsured
2012-2013 had no health insurance coverage
——————————————————————
2010👇approximately 50 million (2013)
2009 – almost 51 million (2012)
2009☝almost 51 million (2011)
2008☝46 million (2010)
——————————————————————
2008 – approximately 28% aged 18 to 34 years (2010)
——————————————————————
2010👇almost one-third of Hispanics (31%) (2013)
2009 – almost one-third of Hispanics (32%) (2012)
2009☝almost one­-third of Hispanics (32%) (2011)
——————————————————————
2011-2012 (17 years of age and younger)
2010-2012had no health insurance coverage
——————————————————————
2010 – one in 10 children (2013)
2009 – one in 10 children (2012)
2009 – one in 10 children (2011)
2008 – 10% of children (2010)
——————————————————————
2012-2013 PLEASE NOTE:

These numbers are not comparable to those published in previous years as of 2011, NIH calculating estimates using different data source:

2012 – NIH is using a different data source:

2012-2013 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

2012-2013 MEPS estimates based on more current, nationally representative data used extensively in scientific publications

2012-2013 direct and indirect costs will no longer be projected to current year, estimates of indirect morbidity costs discontinued

2012-2013 For more information, please visit nhlbi.nih.gov/about/factpdf.htm.
——————————————————————
Lack of health insurance and other barriers prevents many Americans from receiving optimal health care
——————————————————————
2008 – early release estimates from National Health Interview Survey (2009)
2006 – early release estimates from the National Health Interview Survey (2008)
2004National Health Interview Survey data (2007)
2003National Health Interview Survey data (2006)
——————————————————————
2008 – about 24% aged 18 to 64 years (2009)
2006☝about 24% aged 18-64 (2008)
2004 – about 17% younger than age 65 had no health insurance coverage (2007)
2003☝about 17% younger than age 65 have no health insurance coverage (2006)
——————————————————————
2004 – 27% 65 and older had Medicare coverage only (2007)
2003☝24% 65 and older have Medicare coverage only (2006)
——————————————————————
2008 – 13% of children had no health insurance coverage for at least part of past year (2009)
2006☝13% of children had no health insurance coverage for at least part of past year (2008)
——————————————————————
2008 – More than 36% of adults who lack high school diploma were uninsured in past year (2009)
2006☝Almost 34% of adults who lack high school diploma were uninsured in past year (2008)
——————————————————————
2008 – 23% of high school graduates (2009)
2006☝23% of high school graduates (2008)
——————————————————————
2008👇14% of those with more than high school education (2009)
2006 – 15% of those with more than high school education (2008)
——————————————————————
2008 – Lack of health insurance is not only a concern of unemployed; almost one-quarter of employed individuals (aged 18 to 64 years) were uninsured sometime during past year (2009)
——————————————————————
2004 – Persons in lowest income group 10 times as likely as persons in highest income group not to receive needed medical care because of cost (2007)
——————————————————————
2004 – Almost 16 million citizens (6%) were unable to obtain needed medical care due to cost (2007)
——————————————————————
2003 – In survey, nearly 20% aged 18-44 years reported not having usual place to go for medical care (2006)
——————————————————————
2010-2013 – Uninsured patients and ethnic minorities substantially more likely to be diagnosed with cancer at later stage, when treatment can be more extensive and more costly
——————————————————————
2012-2013 – For more information on relationship between health insurance and cancer, see Cancer Facts & Figures 2008, Special Section, available online at cancer.org/statistics.
2010 – cancer.org.
2009 – (5008.08), Special Section, available online at cancer.org.
2008 – see special section page 22

20131122-005657.jpg

20131122-005720.jpg

20131122-005738.jpg

20131122-005752.jpg
======================================
REFERENCES:
======================================
2013:
——————————————————————
http://cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-036845.pdf
======================================
2012:
——————————————————————
http://cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-031941.pdf
======================================
2011:
——————————————————————
http://cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-029771.pdf
======================================
2010:
——————————————————————
http://cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/acspc-024113.pdf
======================================
2009:
——————————————————————
http://cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/500809webpdf.pdf
======================================
2008:
——————————————————————
http://www.oralcancerfoundation.org/facts/pdf/worldcancer.pdf
=====================================
2007:
——————————————————————
http://cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2007pwsecuredpdf.pdf
======================================
2006:
——————————————————————
http://cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2006pwsecuredpdf.pdf
======================================
2005:
——————————————————————
http://cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2005f4pwsecuredpdf.pdf
======================================
2004:
——————————————————————
http://www.pink-ribbon-pins.com/CancerRates2004.pdf
======================================
2003:
——————————————————————
http://www.whyquit.com/studies/2003_ACS_Cancer_Facts.pdf
======================================
2002:
——————————————————————
http://www.uhmsi.com/docs/CancerFacts&Figures2002.pdf
======================================