NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Has medical innovation reduced cancer mortality?

Frank R. Lichtenberg

NBER Working Paper No. 15880
Issued in April 2010

---- Acknowledgements -----

This research was supported by Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. Siemens placed no restrictions or limitations on data, methods, or conclusions, and had no right of review or control over the outcome of the research. I am grateful to the National Bureau of Economic Research for making the MEDSTAT MarketScan Commercial Claims and Encounters Database available to me, and to the editor and an anonymous referee for helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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