How much money is spent on cancer research every year?
Funding for Research Areas.
|Disease Area||Lung Cancer|
How much does the US spend on cancer each year? In 2019, the national patient economic burden associated with cancer care was $21.09 billion, made up of patient out-of-pocket costs of $16.22 billion and patient time costs of $4.87 billion.
How much money is being spent on cancer? A team of Penn State College of Medicine researchers estimated that the cost of care for the 15 most prevalent types of cancer in the U.S. was approximately $156.2 billion in 2018.
Is cancer research underfunded? Many cancers with higher mortality rates and high incidence are underfunded, according to an analysis of government and nonprofit organization funding for cancer research presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2021 annual meeting.