Economic Burden of Bladder Cancer Across the European Union.

@article{Leal2016EconomicBO,
  title={Economic Burden of Bladder Cancer Across the European Union.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Leal and Ramon Luengo-Fernandez and Richard Sullivan and J. Alfred Witjes},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2016},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={
          438-47
        }
}
BACKGROUND More than 120,000 people are diagnosed annually with bladder cancer in the 28 countries of the European Union (EU). With >40,000 people dying of it each year, it is the sixth leading cause of cancer. However, to date, no systematic cost-of-illness study has assessed the economic impact of bladder cancer in the EU. OBJECTIVE To estimate the annual economic costs of bladder cancer in the EU for 2012. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Country-specific cancer cost data were estimated… CONTINUE READING

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