TABLE 36Cost of invasive tests and treatments98

Type of treatmentCost (low/high) (£)Source
Core biopsy126.6ERG report96
Mastectomy3429ERG report96
Radiotherapy2395.58 (1649.20 to 2784.80)NHS Reference Costs40 (based on 20 sessions)
Hormone therapy (per year): tamoxifen29.92aTA11298
Hormone therapy (per year): aromatase inhibitor919.6 to 1115.4TA11298
Chemotherapy (per six treatment) administrations4137a to 9850TA10999
a

Value taken in breast cancer analysis.

From: 7, Economic evaluation

Cover of The Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Different Surveillance Mammography Regimens After the Treatment for Primary Breast Cancer: Systematic Reviews, Registry Database Analyses and Economic Evaluation
The Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Different Surveillance Mammography Regimens After the Treatment for Primary Breast Cancer: Systematic Reviews, Registry Database Analyses and Economic Evaluation.
Health Technology Assessment, No. 15.34.
Robertson C, Arcot Ragupathy SK, Boachie C, et al.
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