Resource Utilization and Costs during the Initial Years of Lung Cancer Screening with Computed Tomography in Canada

@inproceedings{Cressman2014ResourceUA,
  title={Resource Utilization and Costs during the Initial Years of Lung Cancer Screening with Computed Tomography in Canada},
  author={Sonya Cressman and Stephen C-T Lam and Martin Carl Tammemagi and William Kenneth Evans and Natasha B. Leighl and Dean A. Regier and Corneliu Bolbocean and Frances A. Shepherd and Ming-Sound Tsao and Daria Manos and Geoffrey Liu and Sukhinder Atkar-Khattra and Ian Cromwell and Michael R. Johnston and John R. Mayo and A. Mcwilliams and Christian Couture and John S. C. English and John R Goffin and David M. Hwang and Serge Puksa and Heidi Roberts and Alain Tremblay and Paul Maceachern and Paul Burrowes and Rick Bhatia and Richard J. Finley and Glenwood D Goss and Garth Nicholas and Jean M Seely and Harmanjatinder S. Sekhon and John Yee and Kayvan Amjadi and Jean-Claude Cutz and Diana N. Ionescu and Kazuhiro Yasufuku and Simon Martel and Kamyar Soghrati and Don D. Sin and Wan C Tan and Stefan Urbański and Zhaolin Xu and Stuart J. Peacock},
  booktitle={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND It is estimated that millions of North Americans would qualify for lung cancer screening and that billions of dollars of national health expenditures would be required to support population-based computed tomography lung cancer screening programs. The decision to implement such programs should be informed by data on resource utilization and costs. METHODS Resource utilization data were collected prospectively from 2059 participants in the Pan-Canadian Early Detection of Lung Cancer… CONTINUE READING

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