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22 Luglio 2019

Economic Burden of Cancer in the United States in 2015

July 15, 2019 – There were more than 8.7 million person-years of life lost and $94.4 billion in earnings lost due to cancer among people aged 16 to 84 in the United States in 2015. The calculation comes from a new report published by Islami et al in JAMA Oncology. Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the United States, expected to cause more than 606,880 deaths in 2019. Cancer deaths impose significant economic burden in the United States because of … (leggi tutto)