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How much does it cost to treat acromegaly?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
Calculating the costs of treatment for people with acromegaly is difficult. The slow progression of symptoms often results in a delay in diagnosis, and in many cases, people will seek treatment for conditions resulting from their acromegaly without knowing the underlying cause. A 2009 review of medical costs found that people with acromegaly spent between $4,000 and $28,000 annually, with the most expensive year being the one immediately following diagnosis.

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