Economic Evaluation Alongside a Clinical Trial of Telephone Versus In-Person Genetic Counseling for BRCA1/2 Mutations in Geographically Underserved Areas.

@article{Chang2016EconomicEA,
  title={Economic Evaluation Alongside a Clinical Trial of Telephone Versus In-Person Genetic Counseling for BRCA1/2 Mutations in Geographically Underserved Areas.},
  author={Yaojen Chang and Aimee M. Near and Karin M. Butler and Amanda S Hoeffken and Sandra L. Edwards and Antoinette M. Stroup and Wendy G. Kohlmann and Amanda Dawn Gammon and Saundra S. Buys and Marc D. Schwartz and Beth N. Peshkin and Anita Y. Kinney and Jeanne S Mandelblatt},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={59, e1-13}
}
PURPOSE BRCA1/2 counseling and mutation testing is recommended for high-risk women, but geographic barriers exist, and no data on the costs and yields of diverse delivery approaches are available. METHODS We performed an economic evaluation with a randomized clinical trial comparing telephone versus in-person counseling at 14 locations (nine geographically remote). Costs included fixed overhead, variable staff, and patient time costs; research costs were excluded. Outcomes included average… CONTINUE READING
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