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Colorectal cancer treatment costs about $6.5 billion per year; breast cancer treatment costs nearly $7 billion per year; and cervical cancer treatment costs around $2 billion per year.

Brown, Martin L., Joseph Lipscomb, and Claire Snyder. The Burden of Illness and Cancer: Economic cost and quality of life. Annual Review of Public Health. 2001; 22: 91-113. http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.publhealth.22.1.91?journalCode=publhealth

Reference

Title
The Burden of Illness and Cancer: Economic cost and quality of life
Publication
Annual Review of Public Health
Publication Date
2001
Authors
Brown, Martin L., Joseph Lipscomb, and Claire Snyder
Pages
91-113
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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