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Does the Public Prefer Health Gain for Cancer Patients? A Systematic Review of Public Views on Cancer and its Characteristics.

Abstract:

Background
Policies such as the Cancer Drugs Fund in England assumed a societal preference to fund cancer care relative to other conditions, even if that resulted in lower health gain for the population overall.

Objective
The aim of this study was to investigate the evidence for such a preference among the UK public.

Methods
The MEDLINE, PubMed and Econlit electronic databases were searched for studies relating to preferences for prioritising cancer tre...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s40273-017-0511-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM - Investigative Medicine Division
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
PharmacoEconomics Journal website
Publication date:
2017-04-29
Acceptance date:
2017-04-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1179-2027
ISSN:
1170-7690
Pubs id:
pubs:692023
UUID:
uuid:15d41916-f105-447a-99e2-224b1437f06a
Local pid:
pubs:692023
Deposit date:
2017-04-30

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