Costs and trends in pancreatic cancer treatment Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Health Care Costs
  • Medicare
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • Despite poor prognosis and short survival, the economic burden of pancreatic cancer in the elderly is substantial. Demographic trends, greater use of targeted therapies, and possible implementation of screening strategies are likely to impact treatment patterns and costs in the future.

publication date

  • October 15, 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5018231

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.27490

PubMed ID

  • 22415469

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 5132

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 118

number

  • 20