Little information is currently available on the use of hospital resources and the resulting costs of treating any advanced cancer.
Such data may be useful for planning purposes and for calculating the cost effectiveness of measures designed to reduce the incidence of advanced disease (such as the National Breast Screening Programme).
A retrospective analysis of the medical records of 50 patients with advanced breast cancer who attended the Guy's Hospital Oncology Unit and who died between October 1988 and December 1990 has therefore been undertaken.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Analyse coût, Ressource, Glande mammaire, Stade avancé, Glande mammaire pathologie, Spécialité médicale, Hôpital, Economie santé, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Cost analysis, Resource, Mammary gland, Advanced stage, Mammary gland diseases, Medical specialty, Hospital, Health economy, England, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Human
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Cote : 93-0365961
Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 199406.