Cancer - Title: Cancer Research Center Purpose: To persuade...

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Title: Cancer Research Center Purpose: To persuade the audience to want to contribute to fight against cancer I. Attention A. Attention getter: Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. According to the Cancer Research UK there are over 200 types of cancer and any of your body’s organs can develop it. The U.K.’s Office of National Statistics says one in three people will contract cancer. Cancer is the second leading cause of deaths, right after heart disease. In 2006 it accounted for 559,888 deaths that is 23.1% of all mortalities in the United States alone. The American Hospital Association says that cancer will soon surpass heart disease as the leading cause of death. B. Establishment of Ethos: The American Cancer Society says that one in four of those who contract any form of the disease will die from it. My uncle was one of the many in this statistic. My uncle passed away over ten years ago after a long battle with leukemia, so for me this is a subject that is close to home. These numbers may look bad and that’s why I’m here to talk to you about it. Over the years survival rates and lengths have improved with the help of new treatments and research. And these numbers can continue to improve with the help of organizations such as AMC Cancer Research and you. C.
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