•About 1 in 8 U.S. women (just under 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.
•In 2011, an estimated 230,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 57,650 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer.
U.S. Breast Cancer Statistics
Now lets compare that to AIDS cases per year and as you see the amount of AIDS diagnosis per year is minuscule in comparison.
Estimated new HIV infections
The estimated amount of new infections each year, calculated with mathematical modelling.4
So the question is why does AIDS get over four times the research funding That breast cancer gets? Does anyone care to float a theory on that and attempt to justfy the disproportionate spending?
Like they say in the infomercials, " But WAIT, theres more".
The Domestic HIV/AIDS Budget
Care: The largest component of the federal AIDS budget is
health care services and treatment for people living with
HIV/AIDS in the U.S., which totals $15.6 billion in the FY 2013
So we the American taxpayer are on the hook for 3 billion a year for AIDS research and another 15.6 billion to support people with AIDS after the are diagnosed with the disease. If you add up all the spending on all the other diseases I doubt you would reach this number. Anyone get my point yet?
Here I will throw this in as a sample of spending on other diseases vs AIDS for your reading pleasure