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The annual excess economic burden of cancer survivorship, among recently diagnosed cancer survivors, was $16,213 per survivor age 18 to 64, and $16,441 per survivor age 65 and older (from 2008 to 2010).

Guy, G, D Ekwueme, K Yabroff, E Dowling, J Rodriguez, et al. Economic Burden of Cancer Survivorship Among Adults in the United States. J Clin Oncol. 2013; 31(30): 3749-57. http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2013/09/16/JCO.2013.49.1241.abstract

Reference

Title
Economic Burden of Cancer Survivorship Among Adults in the United States
Publication
J Clin Oncol
Publication Date
2013
Authors
Guy, G, D Ekwueme, K Yabroff, E Dowling, J Rodriguez, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 31, Issue 30
Pages
3749-57
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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