Adjuvant breast radiotherapy: How to trade-off cost and effectiveness?

  title={Adjuvant breast radiotherapy: How to trade-off cost and effectiveness?},
  author={C. Monten and Y. Lievens},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  volume={126 1},
  • C. Monten, Y. Lievens
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • INTRODUCTION A series of health economic evaluations (HEE) has analysed the efficiency of new fractionation schedules and techniques for adjuvant breast radiotherapy. This overview assembles the available evidence and evaluates to what extent HEE-results can be compared. METHODS Based on a systematic literature review of HEEs from 1/1/2000 to 30/10/2016, all cost comparison (CC) and cost-effectiveness analyses (CEA) comparing different adjuvant breast radiotherapy approaches were analysed… CONTINUE READING
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