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Br J Cancer. Apr 1999; 80(1-2): 215–218.
PMCID: PMC2363001

The hospital costs of treating lung cancer in the United Kingdom

Abstract

A detailed patient-by-patient costing analysis, based on case records for 253 patients diagnosed in 1993, reveals that the mean 4-year diagnosis and management costs amounted to £6150 and £5668 for non-small cell and small cell lung cancer respectively. These costs are lower than those identified in Canadian studies, the difference being explained by the use of a simulated costing methodology in these studies, lower unit costs and less aggressive interventions. © 1999 Cancer Research Campaign

Keywords: cancer, costs, lung cancer

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