• Corpus ID: 36386721

The personal financial burden of cancer for the working-aged population.

@article{Finkelstein2009ThePF,
  title={The personal financial burden of cancer for the working-aged population.},
  author={Eric Andrew Finkelstein and Florence K L Tangka and Justin G. Trogdon and Susan A. Sabatino and Lisa C. Richardson},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 11},
  pages={
          801-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To present nationally representative estimates of the effect of cancer care on out-of-pocket medical expenditures and lost productivity for the working-aged population. STUDY DESIGN Secondary data analysis. METHODS Pooled data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey were used for the analysis. We constructed the following 4 respondent groups for comparison during the analysis period: (1) respondents with no cancer, and (among those who reported having cancer) (2) respondents… 

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