Use of tamoxifen, a drug used to treat breast cancer, has resulted in a direct cost savings of $41,372 per year of life gained in women 35- to 49-years-old, $68,349… [ Get More Details ]
According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, a medicine in development that is a monoclonal antibody, targets the epidermal growth factor receptor. Because cancer cells can become… [ Get More Details ]
Between 1990/1991 and 2008, the overall cancer mortality rates decreased by 22.9 percent in men and 15.3 percent in women—around 1,024,400 deaths avoided—primarily due to reductions in tobacco use among… [ Get More Details ]
A one percent reduction in cancer-related deaths in the U.S. would be worth an estimated $500 billion to society from increased quality of life and increased productivity from longer lives.
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