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The costs of cancer in 2015: 8.7 million years of life and $94 billion in lost earnings

20:00 EDT 2 Jul 2019 | AAAS

(American Cancer Society) Cancer took more than 8.7 million years of life and $94.4 billion in lost earnings among people ages 16 to 84 in the United States in 2015. The calculation comes from a new report by American Cancer Society researchers that appears early online in JAMA Oncology.

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