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Studies of caregivers of older cancer patients needed

Published:August 21, 2012DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgo.2012.07.007
      The population of the United States in 2012 is over 313 million.
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      United States Census 2010.
      While the population has tripled during the last (20th) century, this growth has occurred not because of increased births, but because of increased longevity.
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      United States Census 2010.
      In 1980 the percentage of the population 65 years and over was 11%; in 2015 this percentage is expected to increase to 14%.
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      The 2012 statistical abstract: the National Data Book.
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