After the implementation of a population-based programme of chest x-ray (CXR) screening on smokers in Varese, Italy, lung cancer (LC) mortality was significantly reduced. Analysis of the incremental costs due to this type of screening programme is needed to evaluate its economic impact on the healthcare system.

Cost of a population-based programme of chest x-ray screening for lung cancer

POLI, Albino;CASTIGLIONI, MATTHIAS;MANTOVANI, William;ZANINI, ANDREA;
2013

Abstract

After the implementation of a population-based programme of chest x-ray (CXR) screening on smokers in Varese, Italy, lung cancer (LC) mortality was significantly reduced. Analysis of the incremental costs due to this type of screening programme is needed to evaluate its economic impact on the healthcare system.
Adult; Costs and Cost Analysis; Follow-Up Studies; Humans; Italy; Lung Neoplasms; Mass Screening; Morbidity; Radiography, Thoracic; Retrospective Studies
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