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In 2004, the U.S. spent about $72.1 billion in direct costs for cancer care.

Yabroff R, Lamont E, Mariotto A, Warren J, et al. Cost of Care for Elderly Cancer Patients in the United States. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008; 100(9): 630-41. https://academic.oup.com/jnci/article/100/9/630/911739/Cost-of-Care-for-Elderly-Cancer-Patients-in-the

Reference

Title
Cost of Care for Elderly Cancer Patients in the United States
Publication
J Natl Cancer Inst
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Yabroff R, Lamont E, Mariotto A, Warren J, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 100, Issue 9
Pages
630-41
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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