The direct medical costs for cancer in 2011 were an estimated $88.7 billion:
50 percent was for hospital outpatient or office-based provider visits
35 percent was for inpatient hospital stays
11 percent was… [ Get More Details ]
About 11,590 deaths (8,650 from melanoma and 2,940 from other nonepithelial skin cancers) will occur in 2009.
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The National Institutes of Health estimates overall costs of cancer in 2008 at $228.1 billion–$93.2 billion for direct medical costs (total of all health expenditures); $18.8 billion for indirect morbidity… [ Get More Details ]