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Previous studies have shown that continued smoking among patients with cancer can increase overall and cancer-specific mortality, risk for second primary cancer, and risk for toxic effects of cancer treatment. To our knowledge, there have been no efforts to estimate additional costs for cancer treatment attributed to smoking.
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Health care costs attributable to breast cancer are substantial. In countries with high poverty, lack of public health infrastructure and low availability of health insurance, the economic burden of d...
Communicating healthcare costs to patients is an important component of delivering high-quality value-based care, yet cost data is lacking. This is especially relevant for ovarian cancer, where no cli...
TheraSphere Yttrium-90 Glass Microspheres Combined With Chemotherapy Versus Chemotherapy Alone in Second-Line Treatment of Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma of the Liver: Protocol for the EPOCH Phase 3 Randomized Clinical Trial.
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers and causes of cancer-related death. Up to approximately 70% of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) have metastases to the liver at ini...
Triple-negative breast cancer remains a disease with poor prognosis and few treatment options, due to the lack of therapeutic targets. Bevacizumab, the first anti-VEGF agent approved in the treatment ...
New Zealand has a high incidence of colorectal cancer. Most patients are treated with resectional surgery. There is a significant rate of complication associated with treatment. Costs of surgical trea...
To better understand the public health prognostic impact of noncardiac chronic illnesses, we explored the attributable risk of noncardiac comorbidities on outcomes between heart failure pa...
Continuous veno-venous hemodiafiltration is widely used in the treatment of patients with acute renal failure. Two techniques for CVVHDF are coexisting in this hospital: classical CVVHDF a...
Primary Aims: - To determine whether methadone used as first line strong opioid is superior to morphine as evidenced by reduced pain over a 12-week treatment period in patients wi...
The primary objective of this trial is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of BI 6727 in patients with locally advanced, metastatic or recurrent urothelial cancer after failure of first li...
This is a multi-center retrospective study, designing to access the best treatment strategy in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients harboring EGFR mutant type after first/second lin...
The evaluation of incidents involving the loss of function of a device. These evaluations are used for a variety of purposes such as to determine the failure rates, the causes of failures, costs of failures, and the reliability and maintainability of devices.
An adverse effect occurring with a medical treatment that is not attributable to the actions of the treatment.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
An internationally recognized set of published rules used for evaluation of cancer treatment that define when tumors found in cancer patients improve, worsen, or remain stable during treatment. These criteria are based specifically on the response of the tumor(s) to treatment, and not on the overall health status of the patient resulting from treatment.
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Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...