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The incidence of cancer in the U.S. is projected to grow from $1.6 million in 2014 to 2.4 million by 2035.

GLOBOCAN 2012 v1.0, Cancer Incidence and Mortality Worldwide: IARC CancerBase No.11. http://globocan.iarc.fr/Default.aspx. Published 2013

Reference

Title
GLOBOCAN 2012 v1.0, Cancer Incidence and Mortality Worldwide: IARC CancerBase No.11
Publisher
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Publication Date
Published 2013
Authors
Ferlay, J, M Ervik, R Dikshit, S Eser, C Mathers, et al. 2013
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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