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Title:
   Trends in Use and Expenditures for Cancer Treatment among Adults 18 and Older, U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2001 and 2011
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 443
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   June 27, 2014
Description:
   A total of $88.3 billion was spent on treatment of cancer in 2011, compared to $56.8 billion in 2001. Retail prescription medicine expenditures on cancer increased five-fold between these years, from $2.0 billion in 2001 to $10.0 billion in 2011.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD, MBA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Doctor Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Emergency Room Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, Hospital Inpatient Stays/Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Conditions, Medical Expenditures, Medicare/Medicaid/SCHIP, Office-Based Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Outpatient Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures , Prescribed Drug Use/Events and Expenditures , Prescription Drugs, Priority Conditions -- Cancer
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st443/stat443.pdf (268 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st443/stat443.shtml
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