Economic Evaluation of Pediatric Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Literature Review

  title={Economic Evaluation of Pediatric Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Literature Review},
  author={Heidi V. Russell and Janki M Panchal and Helena M. VonVille and Luisa Franzini and J. Michael Swint},
  pages={e273 - e287}
OBJECTIVE: Although there is a growing national focus on health care cost containment and accountability in resource utilization, childhood cancer therapy costs continue to increase without proportionate survival improvements. Economic evaluations (EEs) such as cost and/or cost effectiveness analysis may identify areas to improve resource efficiency. This review aims to identify and characterize the EE studies performed in this field. METHODS: We performed a structured literature search of the… 

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