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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Effectiveness

Cancer

Number of deaths (2003)....................................................................................................... 554,6434
Estimated deaths for 2005.................................................................................................... 570,2803
Cause of death rank (2003)................................................................................................... 2nd4
Number of Americans that have been diagnosed with cancer.......................................... 9,800,0003
New cases (2005 est.).......................................................................................................... 1,372,9103
Total cost............................................................................................................................. $209.9 billion5
Direct medical costs.............................................................................................................. $74 billion5
Incidence, mortality, screening, and treatment vary by..................................................... race6,7
ethnicity6,7
SES8,9

 

 

 

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