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Between 2004 and 2008, an estimated $7.5 billion was lost due to loss of productivity in individuals with cancer.

Tang, Derek, David Alberts Rick Nevins, Sean Sullivan, and Grant Skrepnek. Hospitalizations, and Productivity Associated with Cancer in U.S. Employer Settings. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2012; 54(12): 1453-60. http://journals.lww.com/joem/Abstract/2012/12000/Health_Care_Expenditures,_Hospitalizations,_and.4.aspx

Reference

Title
Hospitalizations, and Productivity Associated with Cancer in U.S. Employer Settings
Publication
Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Publication Date
2012
Authors
Tang, Derek, David Alberts Rick Nevins, Sean Sullivan, and Grant Skrepnek
Volume & Issue
Volume 54, Issue 12
Pages
1453-60
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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