Table 3

Disability weights for each disease state according to cancer site
Cancer sites Disease states
Diagnosis & initial treatment Control Pre-terminal Terminal
Lip oral cavity 0.56 0.37 0.90 0.93
Nasopharynx 0.56 0.37 0.90 0.93
Other pharynx 0.56 0.37 0.90 0.93
Oesophagus 0.56 0.37 0.93 0.93
Stomach 0.53 0.38 0.93 0.93
Colorectum 0.43 0.20 0.83 0.93
Liver 0.43 0.20 0.83 0.93
Gallbladder 0.43 0.20 0.83 0.93
Pancreas 0.43 0.20 0.83 0.93
Larynx 0.56 0.37 0.90 0.93
Lung 0.72 0.47 0.91 0.93
Melanoma of skin 0.26 0.19 0.81 0.93
Kaposi Sarcoma 0.51 0.14 0.83 0.93
Breast 0.54 0.26 0.79 0.93
Cervix uteri 0.43 0.20 0.75 0.93
Corpus uteri 0.43 0.20 0.75 0.93
Ovary 0.43 0.20 0.75 0.93
Prostate 0.27 0.18 0.64 0.93
Testis 0.27 0.18 0.64 0.93
Kidney 0.27 0.18 0.64 0.93
Bladder 0.27 0.18 0.64 0.93
Brain, nervous system 0.68 0.18 0.75 0.93
Thyroid 0.27 0.18 0.64 0.93
Hodgkin lymphoma 0.55 0.19 0.75 0.93
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 0.55 0.19 0.75 0.93
Multiple myeloma 0.19 0.19 0.75 0.93
Leukaemia 0.55 0.19 0.75 0.93

Data source: Dutch and Victorian burden of disease study and the Global Burden of Disease project [3,5,6].

Estimates applied to all countries.

Soerjomataram et al.

Soerjomataram et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012 12:125   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-125

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