CHART in lung cancer: economic evaluation and incentives for implementation.

  title={CHART in lung cancer: economic evaluation and incentives for implementation.},
  author={Yolande Lievens and Katrien Kesteloot and Walter van den Bogaert},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  volume={75 2},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To investigate the financial consequences and the impact on daily implementation of CHART in lung cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS A cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analysis were performed using Markov models, comparing the early and delayed costs and effects of CHART for NSCLC over a 4-year time span from a societal viewpoint. The outcome estimates were based on the CHART literature, the cost estimates on the standard practice of the Leuven University Hospitals, the… CONTINUE READING

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