How costly is skin cancer for society?
2009 (English)In: Forum for Nordic Dermato-Venerology, ISSN 1402-2915, Vol. 14, no 1, 12-14 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
The annual cost of skin cancer in Sweden in 2005 was estimated to be -142.4 million (-15/inhabitant). When comparing direct costs only cost associated with medical consumption, skin cancer is more costly than the equivalent costs of both multiple sclerosis and brain tumours, and is close to the cost of breast cancer.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Uppsala, Sweden: Nordic Dermatology Association , 2009. Vol. 14, no 1, 12-14 p.
National CategoryDermatology and Venereal Diseases Cancer and Oncology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-18872ScopusID: 2-s2.0-62649165148OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-18872DiVA: diva2:221965