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Patients’ treatment times differed during their last year of life, because of increased hospitalization. Treatment times were longest for gastric, lung and ovarian cancers — 35.4, 32.4, and 31.9 days, respectively.

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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