Clinical characteristics, treatment patterns, and economic burden in patients treated for neuroendocrine tumors in the United States: a retrospective cohort study.

@article{Chuang2015ClinicalCT,
  title={Clinical characteristics, treatment patterns, and economic burden in patients treated for neuroendocrine tumors in the United States: a retrospective cohort study.},
  author={Ching Chuang and Sharvari Bhurke and Shin-Yin Chen and Siham Brulais and S. Sonia Gabriel},
  journal={Journal of medical economics},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          126-36
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess patient characteristics, treatment patterns, and healthcare resource utilization (HRU)/costs of individuals treated for neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) in the US. METHODS Using a US administrative claims database, this study identified commercially-insured adults newly diagnosed with carcinoid tumors (ICD-9-CM: 209.xx) or pancreatic islet cell tumors (ICD-9-CM: 157.4 and 211.7) between July 1, 2007 and December 31, 2010 (date of first observed diagnosis denoted the index date… CONTINUE READING
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