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In 2007, an estimated 27,050 men will die of prostate cancer.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2007. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2007. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2007pwsecuredpdf.pdf

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts & Figures 2007
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2007
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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