Welcome to The Herring Foundation of Hope
The Herring Foundation of Hope is committed to making a difference in people’s lives by providing current and accurate information on cancer prevention, knowledge of treatment options, and hope.
- Cancer is the #2 killer of Americans under 85 years old, second only to heart disease (American Cancer Society 2007)
- 559,650 Americans under 85 years died of cancer in 2006 (the most recent year for which info is available)
- 1,444,920 Americans were diagnosed with cancer in 2007
- 589,260 cancer deaths are expected in 2008. That is more than 1,500 people a day.