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Medical research that resulted in a 1/5 reduction in deaths from cancer would be worth $10 trillion to Americans-double the national debt.

The Lasker Foundation. Exceptional Returns: The economic value of America’s investment in medical research. 2000; http://www.laskerfoundation.org/media/pdf/exceptional.pdf

Reference

Title
Exceptional Returns: The economic value of America’s investment in medical research
Publisher
Funding First
Publication Date
2000
Authors
The Lasker Foundation
URL
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Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Future Value

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