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Figure 2. Average Hospital Bill by Cancer Diagnosis, 2003

Bar chart shows cost in dollars by type of cancer: Breast Cancer, $17,200; Uterine Cancer, $21,400; Cervical Cancer, $20,000; Ovarian Cancer, $35,200; Other Gynecologic Cancers*, $22,100. All gynecologic cancers=$24,700. Average U.S. hospital bill=$19,700.

*"Other Gynecologic Cancers" includes cancer of the vulva, vagina, fallopian tubes, and other female genital organs.

Source: Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2003.

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