Is FDA-Approved Bevacizumab Cost-Effective When Included in the Treatment of Platinum-Resistant Recurrent Ovarian Cancer?

@article{Chappell2016IsFB,
  title={Is FDA-Approved Bevacizumab Cost-Effective When Included in the Treatment of Platinum-Resistant Recurrent Ovarian Cancer?},
  author={Nicole P. Chappell and Caela R. Miller and Aaron D Fielden and Jason C. Barnett},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 7},
  pages={
          e775-83
        }
}
PURPOSE Although the Food and Drug Administration has approved incorporation of bevacizumab (BEV) into the treatment of platinum-resistant ovarian cancer (PROC), cost-value measures are an essential consideration, as evidenced by the recent ASCO Value Framework initiative. We assessed the cost-effectiveness and reviewed the net health benefit (NHB) of this expensive treatment. METHODS A cost-effectiveness decision model was constructed using results from a phase III trial comparing BEV plus… CONTINUE READING
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