English, Article edition: Direct Treatment Costs for Patients with Lung Cancer from First Recurrence to Death in France Anne-Chantal Braud; Christine Levy-Piedbois; Pascal Piedbois; ...

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  • Direct Treatment Costs for Patients with Lung Cancer from First Recurrence to Death in France
Author
  • Anne-Chantal Braud
  • Christine Levy-Piedbois
  • Pascal Piedbois
  • Youri Piedbois
  • Alain Livartovski
  • Beatrice Le Vu
  • Jean Tredaniel
  • Francois Reboul
  • Yvelise Brewer
  • Said Talbi
  • Francois Blanchon
  • Britta Paschen
  • Isabelle Durand-Zaleski
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  • Objective: To determine the direct treatment cost of lung cancer management from progression to death from the viewpoint of the hospital. Methods: A retrospective descriptive study was performed. Data from 100 patients who died of lung cancer and who had received treatment from four different types of hospital were used; the hospitals were public hospitals (teaching and non-teaching), private not-for-profit cancer centres, and private hospitals. Resource utilisation/​cost data collected included the cost of diagnosis of the recurrence, the cost of hospitalisations or day care treatments and ambulatory surgery. All resources were valued in 2001 euros. Results: In France, the average cost per patient was Conclusion: The cost of treatment of recurrence of lung carcinoma is high, and is related to the number of lines of chemotherapy and the use of radiotherapy and surgery.
  • Antineoplastics, Cost-analysis, Lung-cancer, Pharmacoeconomics, Radiotherapy, Surgery
  • RePEc:wkh:phecon:v:21:y:2003:i:9:p:671-679
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  • English
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