Andy,

Some data for you - just because you had to watch paint dry.



  • 1 in 3 will develop some form of cancer.
  • 1 in 9 women will develop breast cancer at some stage in their lives.
  • 1 in 9 men will develop prostate cancer.
  • 1 in 20 over 65 have dementia.
  • 1 in 22 people have chronic heart disease.
  • 1 in 33 people have diabetes.
  • 1 in 520 people in England and Wales will have a stroke each year.


Lifetime risk of developing Parkinson’s disease is about 1 in 500.
Lifetime risk of developing multiple sclerosis is about 1 in 330.

Sources:
Cancer Research UK
Diabetes UK
Alzheimer’s Society
Stroke Association
Parkinson’s UK
Multiple Sclerosis Trust

Love Ellie.