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Estimated Annual Cost of Cancer Care in 2010 by Site

Mariotto A, Yarboff K, Shao Y, Feuer E, et al. Projections of the Cost of Cancer Care in the U.S.: 2010-2020. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011; 103(2): 117-28. http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/103/2/117

Reference

Title
Projections of the Cost of Cancer Care in the U.S.: 2010-2020
Publication
J Natl Cancer Inst
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Mariotto A, Yarboff K, Shao Y, Feuer E, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 103, Issue 2
Pages
117-28
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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