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  1. Breast cancer surveillance : a cost-effective strategy.

    Article - En anglais

    The effectiveness of a surveillance program for breast cancer recurrence in extending survival is predicated on two assumptions: 1) most recurrences are detected at an early stage at surveillance visits; and 2) the early treatment of recurrence offers a better chance of cure or longer survival.

    However, the data suggest that neither of these two assumptions is correct, and that postoperative follow-up of patients with breast cancer is expensive and does not significantly extend survival.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Analyse coût efficacité, Etude longitudinale, Homme, Femelle, Recidive, Survie, Tumeur maligne, Glande mammaire, Glande mammaire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cost efficiency analysis, Follow up study, Human, Female, Relapse, Survival, Malignant tumor, Mammary gland, Mammary gland diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0482909

    Code Inist : 002B20E02. Création : 199406.