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The incidence of cancer in the U.S. is projected to grow from $1.6 million in 2014 to 2.4 million by 2035.

Latest world cancer statistics – GLOBOCAN 2012: Estimated Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide in 2012. https://www.iarc.fr/news-events/latest-world-cancer-statistics-globocan-2012-estimated-cancer-incidence-mortality-and-prevalence-worldwide-in-2012/. Published 2013

Reference

Title
Latest world cancer statistics – GLOBOCAN 2012: Estimated Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide in 2012
Publisher
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Publication Date
Published 2013
Authors
Ferlay J, Ervik M, Dikshit R, Eser S, et al.
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Human Burden

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