Estimating the cost related to surveillance of colorectal cancer in a French population

@article{Lejeune2009EstimatingTC,
  title={Estimating the cost related to surveillance of colorectal cancer in a French population},
  author={Catherine Lejeune and Christine Binquet and Franck Bonnetain and Amel Mahboubi and Michal Abrahamowicz and Thierry Moreau and Maria Raikou and Laurent Bedenne and Catherine Quantin and Claire Bonithon-Kopp},
  journal={The European Journal of Health Economics},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={409-419}
}
Little is known about costs related to the surveillance of patients that have undergone curative resection of colorectal cancer. The aim of this study was to calculate the observed surveillance costs for 385 patients followed-up over a 3-year period, to estimate surveillance costs if French guidelines are respected, and to identify the determinants related to surveillance costs to derive a global estimation for France, using a linear mixed model. The observed mean surveillance cost was € 713… CONTINUE READING

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