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Breast cancer cost in 2020 is forecased to have a 32 percent increase from 2010.

Mariotto, AB, KR Yabroff, Y Shao, EJ Feuer, and ML Brown. Projections of the Cost of Cancer Care in the United States: 2010-2020. JNCI. January 2011; 103(2). http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/01/12/jnci.djq495

Reference

Title
Projections of the Cost of Cancer Care in the United States: 2010-2020.
Publication
JNCI
Publication Date
January 2011
Authors
Mariotto, AB, KR Yabroff, Y Shao, EJ Feuer, and ML Brown.
Volume & Issue
Volume 103, Issue 2
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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