Silver Book Fact

45% of middle-age men who have been diagnosed with cancer in the last year have recurring pain. 41% of middle-age women with a history of cancer experience recurring pain.

Reference

Title
The Burden of Cancer in American Adults
Publication
Pfizer Facts
Publisher
Pfizer Inc.
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Pfizer Inc
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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