Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor use and medical costs after initial adjuvant chemotherapy in older patients with early-stage breast cancer.
BACKGROUND: Granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) reduces the risk of severe neutropenia associated with chemotherapy, but its cost implications following chemotherapy are unknown. OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to examine associations between G-CSF use and medical costs after initial adjuvant chemotherapy in early-stage (stage I-III) breast cancer (ESBC). METHODS: Women diagnosed with ESBC from 1999 to 2005, who had an initial course of chemotherapy beginning within 180 days of diagno...Expand abstract
- Publisher copy:
- Pubs id:
- Local pid:
- Deposit date:
- Copyright date:
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record