Cost-effectiveness of palliative surgery versus nonsurgical procedures in gastrointestinal cancer patients.


Palliative care is an essential component to multidisciplinary cancer care. Improved symptom control, quality of life (QOL), and survival have resulted from its utilization. Cost-effectiveness and utility analyses are significant variables that should be considered in comparing benefits and costs of medical interventions to determine if certain treatments… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jso.24280


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