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Hours lost to patients because of cancer care were 368 in the first year after diagnosis with ovarian cancer, 272 hours with lung cancer, and 193 hours for kidney cancer.

Yarbroff, K Robin, William Davis, Elizabeth Lamont, Angela Fahey, Marie Topor, Martin Brown, and Joan Warren. Patient Time Costs Associated with Cancer Care. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007; 99(1): 14-23. http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/99/1/14

Reference

Title
Patient Time Costs Associated with Cancer Care
Publication
J Natl Cancer Inst
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Yarbroff, K Robin, William Davis, Elizabeth Lamont, Angela Fahey, Marie Topor, Martin Brown, and Joan Warren
Volume & Issue
Volume 99, Issue 1
Pages
14-23
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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