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Do oncologists discuss expensive anti-cancer drugs with their patients?

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BACKGROUND: In Australia, some anti-cancer drugs are only available at significant financial cost to patients. We sought the views and practices of Australian medical oncologists regarding discussion of high cost drugs (HCDs). PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS: A postal survey was mailed to all 274 members of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia. Three clinical scenarios described HCDs associated with either improved overall survival, encouraging response rate in a treatment-refractory cancer, or a...

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10.1093/annonc/mdj136

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Author
Journal:
Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology / ESMO More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
4
Pages:
702-708
Publication date:
2006-04-01
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EISSN:
1569-8041
ISSN:
0923-7534
Language:
English
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pubs:192525
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uuid:8e508ca9-ac07-42b9-8bfb-f095c0eb24bf
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pubs:192525
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192525
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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