Disability adjusted life years for cancer patients in India.

@article{Murthy2010DisabilityAL,
  title={Disability adjusted life years for cancer patients in India.},
  author={Nandagudi Srinivasa Murthy and Beeshman S. Nandakumar and Sreekantaiah Pruthvish and Preethi Sara George and Aleyamma Mathew},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={633-40}
}
The disability adjusted life year (DALY) has been employed to quantify the burden of diseases. This measure allows for combining in a single indicator "years of life lived with disabilities (YLD)" and "years of life lost from premature death (YLL)" . The present communication attempts to estimate the burden of cancers in-terms of YLL, YLD and DALY for "all… CONTINUE READING