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Economic burden of cancer across the European Union: A population-based cost analysis

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Background: In 2008, 2·45 million people were diagnosed with cancer and 1·23 million died because of cancer in the 27 countries of the European Union (EU). We aimed to estimate the economic burden of cancer in the EU. Methods: In a population-based cost analysis, we evaluated the cost of all cancers and also those associated with breast, colorectal, lung, and prostate cancers. We obtained country-specific aggregate data for morbidity, mortality, and health-care resource use from international...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
The Lancet Oncology
Volume:
14
Issue:
12
Pages:
1165-1174
Publication date:
2013-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-5488
ISSN:
1470-2045
URN:
uuid:5b993b9d-4b1f-46ad-b048-6eac74af1d88
Source identifiers:
439740
Local pid:
pubs:439740
Language:
English

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