Advertisement

Topics

Cost-effectiveness of Ovarian Cancer Prevention Strategies.

08:00 EDT 27th September 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Cost-effectiveness of Ovarian Cancer Prevention Strategies."

Ovarian cancer remains to be the most lethal of all gynecologic malignancies. There is no effective screening test proven to reduce the mortality associated with this disease. Costs of treating ovarian cancer are substantial and among the highest of all cancer types. Therefore, it is essential to pursue strategies to prevent ovarian cancer that are cost-effective in the context of our health care system. There are 2 subgroups of women for whom ovarian cancer prevention strategies have been evaluated for effectiveness and costs: (1) general population at risk, and (2) BRCA mutation carriers with a high lifetime risk.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Clinical obstetrics and gynecology
ISSN: 1532-5520
Pages:

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [27492 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The Cost-Effectiveness of Salpingectomies for Family Planning in the Prevention of Ovarian Cancer.

Ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynaecologic cancer. Disease prevention may be the only method to reduce the incidence of ovarian cancer. The Society of Gynecologic Oncology advised that salpingecto...

Cost-effectiveness of opportunistic salpingectomy for ovarian cancer prevention.

Data suggesting a link between the fallopian tube and ovarian cancer have led to an increase in rates of salpingectomy at the time of pelvic surgery, a practice known as opportunistic salpingectomy (O...

The cost-effectiveness of screening for ovarian cancer: results from the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS).

To assess the within-trial cost-effectiveness of an NHS ovarian cancer screening (OCS) programme using data from UKCTOCS and extrapolate results based on average life expectancy.

Preclinical Models of Ovarian Cancer: Pathogenesis, Problems, and Implications for Prevention.

Preclinical models are relatively underutilized and underfunded resources for modeling the pathogenesis and prevention of ovarian cancers. Several reviews have detailed the numerous published models o...

Ovarian Cancer Prevention in High-risk Women.

Ovarian carcinoma is the most lethal malignancy of the female genital tract. Population-based trials in the general population have not demonstrated that screening improves early detection or survival...

Clinical Trials [15674 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Analyses of Treatment Efficacy and Cost-effectiveness in Early-staged Ovarian Cancer Patients

Adjuvant chemotherapy was introduced in patients with early-stage ovarian cancer. The benefit of standard chemotherapeutic regimens including taxane has not been established. This study wa...

Cost Utility of Radical Surgery in Ovarian Cancer

The purpose of this study is to investigate the medico-economic impact of adherence to INCa (National Cancer Institute) guidelines in ovarian cancer surgery by assessment of outcome in cos...

Optimisation of Disease Management in Patients With Epithelial Ovarian Cancer in France

No structured organization for ovarian first line management emerges in France. Management across France seems to depend on regional contexts. Regions display no specific organization or ...

Trial on Radical Upfront Surgery in Advanced Ovarian Cancer

This study consists of three parts, whereas Part 1 and Part 2 are performed in Germany only, and Part 3 is a multinational trial. All patients with suspicion of advanced ovarian cancer ar...

Screening for Gynecologic Cancers in Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC) Patients

Among women with HNPCC, this study will assess: 1. Knowledge of screening recommendations for endometrial and ovarian cancers. 2. Perceived risk and cancer worries regarding endometr...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.

Autosomal dominant HEREDITARY CANCER SYNDROME in which a mutation most often in either BRCA1 or BRCA2 is associated with a significantly increased risk for breast and ovarian cancers.

The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, QUALITY OF LIFE, etc. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.

The assignment, to each of several particular cost-centers, of an equitable proportion of the costs of activities that serve all of them. Cost-center usually refers to institutional departments or services.

A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of cancer through education and research.

Quick Search
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topics

Women's Health
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...

Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cancer is cancer that starts in the female reproductive organs, the ovaries. It is the fifth most common cancer among women.  Women at risk of Ovarian Cancer are those who have had few children (or had children at an older age), carriers o...


Searches Linking to this Article

Ad Here