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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 in women 50- to 59-years-old, and $74,981 in women 60 to 69.

Joint Economic Committee. The Benefits of Medical Research and the Role of NIH. Apr-2000;

Reference

Title
The Benefits of Medical Research and the Role of NIH
Publisher
United States Senate: Office of the Chairman, Connie Mack
Publication Date
Apr-2000
Authors
Joint Economic Committee

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Economic Value

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