Washington (Daily Pakistan Online) According to a recent report published in JAMA Oncology, the total cost of cancer to the global economy between 2020 and 2050 will reach 25.2 trillion international dollars. The study analyzed 29 cancers in 204 countries and found that five types of cancer, including tracheal, bronchial and lung cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, liver cancer and leukemia, cost About half are. The international dollar is an artificial currency that is often used in economic analyzes and comparisons of countries.
Without further investment, cancer could cost the global economy $25.2 trillion over the next 30 years in health care costs, lost labor, and wasted savings, the report says. It is expected.
The analysis also found that the costs of certain cancers vary around the world, with breast and cervical cancer having the highest economic impact in sub-Saharan Africa and lung cancer being the most expensive in rich countries.
This information can help policymakers target specific cancers in policy and emphasize increased investment in cancer research and prevention. Preventive measures, such as tobacco control policies and regular cancer screening, can help combat costly diseases such as lung cancer and cervical cancer, the report says.