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In 2014, it is estimated that 4,000 women will die from cervical cancer.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2014. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2014. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/economic-impact-of-cancer

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2014
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2014
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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