Is adjuvant trastuzumab a cost-effective therapy for HER-2/neu-positive T1bN0 breast cancer?

C Skedgel, D Rayson, T Younis

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Abstract

In light of clinical uncertainty and the high acquisition costs of trastuzumab, we examined the value for money associated with concurrent or sequential trastuzumab in women with HER-2/neu-positive breast cancer with small node-negative tumours (T1bN0).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1834-40
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Oncology
Volume24
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged 80 and over
  • Antibodies, Monoclonal Humanized)
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Chemotherapy (Adjuvant)
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Models (Economic)
  • Neoplasm Recurrence (Local)
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Quality-Adjusted Life Years
  • Receptor (ErbB-2)
  • Risk
  • Treatment Outcome

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