• Published 2005

Costs of autologous stem-cell transplantation in solid tumours

  title={Costs of autologous stem-cell transplantation in solid tumours},
  author={Alejandra Salerno and Brenda Vincenzi and Gianluca Patti and Fabrizio Battistoni},
J n the May issue of Annals of Oncology (2000, 11 603-6) Dr Astier and co-workers report on the costs of high-dose chemotherapy (HDC) and autologous peripheral blood stemcell transplantation (APBSCT) in patients with solid tumours. The authors analyse in great detail the direct and indirect costs of the procedure in 27 consecutive patients treated in a single institution and conclude that the mean overall cost is 21,445 US dollars. The results obtained by the Spanish study are in accordance… CONTINUE READING

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