a public service announcement . . How many Americans will someday get cancer?1 in 31 in 51 in 71 in 10One in three Americans will get cancer.One in every four deaths is caused by cancer.. a public service announcement . . Susan GuerraAnalyst, UCSD Real Estate Development OfficeMom to Marisa and Domonique and wife of NickPrimary peritoneal (ovarian) cancer survivor since 2002.