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Evaluating Cancer Costs in NCI Trials

  • Kevin A. Schulman
  • William L. BoykoJr.
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 97)

Abstract

Historically, the evaluation of new, therapeutic strategies for cancer have depended exclusively on safety and clinical efficacy.[1] Today, there is an increasing recognition by health care providers and financing organizations of the resource constraints on the provision of these services, lending greater importance to their economic evaluation.[1][4] Further, as costs for such services continue to rise, there is also a heightened desire for information on the value for each dollar spent in providing these technologies.

Keywords

Economic Evaluation Medical Bill Hospital Bill Health Care Financing Administration Direct Nonmedical Cost 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin A. Schulman
    • 1
  • William L. BoykoJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.The Clinical Economics Research UnitGeorgetown University Medical CenterWashington, DC

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