Long-term medical-care costs related to prostate cancer: estimates from linked SEER-Medicare data

@article{Stokes2010LongtermMC,
  title={Long-term medical-care costs related to prostate cancer: estimates from linked SEER-Medicare data},
  author={Michael E Stokes and Libbyy Black and {\'A}gnes Benedict and Claus G. Roehrborn and Peter C. Albertsen},
  journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={278-284}
}
Limited data are available concerning long-term prostate cancer (PCa)-related medical costs for use in assessing PCa prevention strategies. The aim of this study was to examine treatment, long-term survival, and long-term PCa-related costs by cancer stage. Costs in phases of care based on the natural history of PCa were also examined. Our data illustrate that initial care is characteristic of a rapid rate of cost accrual. This rate then decreases during continuing care. For terminal care, only… CONTINUE READING
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Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results . About SEER

  • ML Brown, GF Riley, AL Potosky, RD Etzioni
  • 2005