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Data & Measures

A number of population-based surveys and databases can be leveraged to estimate and model the economic burden of cancer. Detailed descriptions of these resources are provided in the following publications.

Lerro CC, Stein KD, Smith T, Virgo KS. A systematic review of large-scale surveys of cancer survivors conducted in North America, 2000-2011. J Cancer Surviv 2012 Jun;6(2):115-45. Review. [View Abstract]

Lund JL, Yabroff KR, Ibuka Y, Russell LB, Barnett PG, Lipscomb J, Lawrence WF, Brown ML. Inventory of data sources for estimating health care costs in the United States. Med Care 2009 Jul;47(7 Suppl 1):S127-42. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181a55c3e. [View Abstract]

Commonly used surveys and databases are:

Last Modified: 08 Jul 2014