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The burden of healthcare costs associated with prostate cancer in Ireland

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With one of the highest incidence rates across Europe and the rest of the World in 2012, the Republic of Ireland (RoI) has experienced significant increases in prostate cancer (PCa) incidence since 1994. The main driver is the widespread use of PSA testing which is used to detect PCa. This is expected to have significant implications on resource use in the RoI. The focus of this paper was to (i) derive costs for the PCa pathway, from diagnosis to treatment, and (ii) estim...

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Peer reviewed
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10.5301/grhta.5000249

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Population Health
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Wichtig Publishing Publisher's website
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Global and Regional Health Technology Assessment Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
1
Pages:
e28-e33
Publication date:
2016-12-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-11
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2284-2403
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pubs:676061
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uri:2f0548ec-ae22-4dbc-8cc0-7632c305be2d
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