Pipeline Overview

  • 6.35 million cancer patients globally receive radiation therapy5

 

  • Over 1 million of the 6.35 million cancer patients are in the United States5

 

  • It is estimated that each cancer patient receives 15-35 radiation therapy sessions during their course of treatment5

 

  • Annually in the United States $2 billion is billed for in-patient medical costs related to radiation therapy skin complications6,7

 

  • Every 2 minutes, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer8

 

5Paravati, Anthony et al. “Variation in the Cost of Radiation Therapy Among Medicare Patients with Cancer.” J of Oncology Practice. 5(2015): 403-409

 

6The Web's Free ICD-9-CM Medical Coding Reference.” ICD9data.com. ICD9Data, Web. 28 September 2017

7“Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).” 

 

7“Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).” Ahrq.gov.com. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2017. Web. 28 September 2017

 

8“Breast Cancer Fact Sheet” Komen.org. Susan G. Komen October 2017

 

 

 

 

 

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