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Table 2 Healthcare costs of breast cancer in the Netherlands in Million Euro’s

From: Burden of early, advanced and metastatic breast cancer in The Netherlands

Expenditure 2003 2005 2007 2011 Estimates 2014
Public healthcare and prevention 41.8 (21%) 44 (18%) 47.7 (11%) 63.1 (9%) 9%
1st line care 4.6 (2%) 5.1 (2%) 7.1 (2%) 7.5 (1%) 1%
Hospital & medical professional care 96.5 (49%) 129.8 (54%) 280.7 (65%) 542.6 (78%) 78%
Elderly Care 19.3 (10%) 18.5 (8%) 19.1 (4%) 17.8 (3%) 3%
Drugs 26.7 (13%) 32.6 (13%) 57.1 (13%) 45.7 (7%) 7%
Other healthcare providers 3.1 (2%) 3.3 (1%) 5.7 (1%) 2.7 (0%) 0%
Management 6.7 (3%) 8.9 (4%) 12.2 (3%) 12.5 (2%) 2%
Total Costs in Million (€) 199 (0.31%a) 243 (0.36%a) 430 (0.58%a) 696 (0.78%a) 768 (0.80%a)
  1. aPercentage of healthcare budget