Burden among partner caregivers of patients diagnosed with localized prostate cancer within 1 year after diagnosis: an economic perspective.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (2013)

Keywords:

2013, Public Health Sciences Division, September 2013

Abstract:

Informal care plays an important role in the overall care for people with cancer. This study estimates lost productivity and informal caregiving and associated costs among partner caregivers of localized prostate cancer patients within 1 year after diagnosis.