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The annual national cost of informal caregiving for cancer patients is an estimated $1 billion.

Hayman, James A., Kenneth M. Langa, Mohammed U. Kabeto, Steven J. Katz, Sonya M. DeMonner, Michael E. Chernew, Mitchell B. Slavin, and A. Mark Fendrick. Estimating the Cost of Informal Caregiving for Elderly Patients with Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2001; 19(13): 3219-25. http://www.jco.org/cgi/content/abstract/19/13/3219

Reference

Title
Estimating the Cost of Informal Caregiving for Elderly Patients with Cancer
Publication
Journal of Clinical Oncology
Publication Date
2001
Authors
Hayman, James A., Kenneth M. Langa, Mohammed U. Kabeto, Steven J. Katz, Sonya M. DeMonner, Michael E. Chernew, Mitchell B. Slavin, and A. Mark Fendrick
Volume & Issue
Volume 19, Issue 13
Pages
3219-25
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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