This year’s event will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017, at Hillcrest Country Club. This year about 600,920 Americans are expected to die of cancer, that’s more than 1,645 people a day. Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the US, and accounts for nearly one of every four deaths. Among children ages 1 to 14, cancer is the second leading cause of death, following accidents. The annual cost of cancer in the U.S. is an estimated $87.8 billion.