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Breast cancer treatment in the U.S. costs close to $7 billion per year.

Screening to Prevent Cancer Deaths. http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/publications/factsheets/Prevention/cancer.htm. Published November 2005

Reference

Title
Screening to Prevent Cancer Deaths
Publication Date
Published November 2005
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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