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36471 - The Global Economic Burden of Breast Cancer David...

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The Global Economic Burden of Breast Cancer David Bloom Harvard School of Public Health November 4, 2009 Breast cancer in the developing world: meeting the unforeseen challenge to women, health and equity
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The global burden of cancer Updates estimates of cancer incidence for more than two dozen cancer sites for 2009. Projects estimates to 2020. Estimates the global economic burden of cancer for 2009. Identifies a global treatment expenditure standard and calculates the cancer funding gap.
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Cost of illness methodology: general framework (# cases) * (PMCC/case) + (# cases) * (NMC/case) + (# cases) * (LI/case) + NPC + P&S COI = PMCC: personal medical care costs NMC: non-medical costs LI: lost income NPC: non personal costs P&S: pain and suffering
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Breast cancer incidence by region, 2009 World Africa Americas Asia Europe Oceania Lung Cervix Prostate Lung Lung Prostate Breast Breast Breast Stomach Colorectal Colorectal Colorectal Kaposi Sarcoma Lung Liver Breast Breast Stomach Liver Colorectal Breast Prostate Liver Prostate NH Lymphoma & Prostate Stomach Cervix & Esophagus Stomach Melanoma 10.5% 1.4m new cases
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