Stage-specific treatment costs for cervical cancer in the United Kingdom

  • Wolstenholme J
  • Whynes D
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In order to examine the relationship between stage at initial diagnosis and management costs for cervical cancer, a detailed cost audit over 5 years was conducted on a sample of patients diagnosed in 1990 in one U.K. region. The mean costs of managing pre-invasive carcinoma (pound 386) were found to be significantly lower than those of stage 1 invasive carcinoma (pound 6623) and both were lower than the costs of invasive cancer at stages 2-4 (pound 10 910, pound 10 579 and pound 11 035, respectively). A comparison of management costs for cervical cancer with those of breast cancer by stage revealed both that the former are invariably higher and that the cost-by-stage profiles for the two diseases are dissimilar. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved

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  • breast
  • breast cancer
  • cervical cancer
  • cost
  • costs
  • economic evaluation
  • management

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  • J Wolstenholme

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