Pancreatic Cancer, Healthcare Cost, and Loss of Productivity: A Register-based Approach

  title={Pancreatic Cancer, Healthcare Cost, and Loss of Productivity: A Register-based Approach},
  author={Bobby B A Tingstedt and Erik Andersson and Anton Flink and K Bolin and B. Lindgren and Roland I Andersson},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
Despite the fact that pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death, there is little empirical evidence on its direct healthcare costs and, especially, its indirect costs due to loss of production. The present study is a retrospective analysis of all patients with pancreatic cancer (excluding endocrine cancer) in the primary catchment area of Lund University Hospital, Sweden, during the period 2005–2007. Detailed information on all diagnostic and therapeutic… CONTINUE READING
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