The dynamics of colorectal cancer management in 17 countries

  title={The dynamics of colorectal cancer management in 17 countries},
  author={P. Kanavos and W. Schurer},
  journal={The European Journal of Health Economics},
  • P. Kanavos, W. Schurer
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The European Journal of Health Economics
  • This paper discusses the current care management arrangements for colorectal cancer (CRC) in 16 OECD countries plus the Russian Federation by analysing data sources, the uptake of screening and surveillance, the available capacity in endoscopy services, the treatment pathways in medical treatment, as well as the type and availability of pharmaceutical care. The paper highlights significant variations in practice across the 17 countries. Common themes emerge from each of these practices and… CONTINUE READING
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