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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 R, Davis W, Lamont E, Fahey A, et al. 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