Priya R. Patel

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Preference ratings are used to quantify quality of life in analyses used for health care policymaking. Subjects indicated how many years of their life expectancy they would trade to avoid BRCA mutations, breast/ovarian cancer, and five preventive measures including prophylactic surgery, annual mammograms, and annual magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Among(More)
Comparative effectiveness research has become an integral part of health care planning in most developed countries. In a simulated cohort of women, aged 30–65, who tested positive for BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations, we compared outcomes of mammography with and without MRI, prophylactic oophorectomy with and without mastectomy, mastectomy alone, and(More)
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