Cancer. A word that strikes fear in the hearts of any loved one whether near or far. An independent  research firm tabulated the highest reported cases of cancer from all 50 states and found out where cancer lives, geographically.  Check out the top 10 list below.

10. South Carolina

South Carolina enters the top 10 with the 10th most case of skin cancer.

9. Georgia

Georgia has the ninth most reported cases of breast cancer.

8. Michigan

Michigan comes in at number 8 due to their high rate of bladder cancer and leukemia cases.

7. Illinois

This state’s largest cancer cases are found in lung cancer.

6. Ohio

The Buckeye state is ranked sixth largely due to it’s highest cases of bladder cancer.

5. Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania comes in fifth with the highest reported diagnosed cases of thyroid cancer.

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