A cost-effectiveness analysis of anal cancer screening in HIV-positive women.

@article{Lazenby2012ACA,
  title={A cost-effectiveness analysis of anal cancer screening in HIV-positive women.},
  author={Gweneth B Lazenby and Elizabeth Ramsey Unal and Anne Lintzenich Andrews and Kit N Simpson},
  journal={Journal of lower genital tract disease},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          275-80
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Anal cancer rates have increased in HIV+ patients. The prevalence of anal intraepithelial neoplasias (AINs) and progression to anal cancer in HIV+ men who have sex with men has been well described, and screening is cost-effective. Our objective was to determine whether anal cancer screening in HIV+ women is cost-effective. MATERIALS AND METHODS A Markov model analysis of 100 HIV+ women was constructed. All women had a CD4 count less than 200 and were assumed to be on antiretrovirals… CONTINUE READING
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