Colon cancer prevention in Italy: cost-effectiveness analysis with CT colonography and endoscopy

Cesare Hassan, A Zullo, A Laghi, I Reitano, F Taggi, P Cerro, F Iafrate, M Giustini, S Winn, S. Morini

Risultato della ricerca: Contributo in rivistaArticolo in rivista

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Abstract

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major cause of mortality in Italy. Although prevention of CRC is possible, its cost-effectiveness when applied to the Italian population is unknown. Recently, computerized tomographic colonography (CTC) has been proposed for CRC screening.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)242-250
Numero di pagine9
RivistaDIGESTIVE AND LIVER DISEASE
Volume39
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2007
Pubblicato esternamenteYes

Keywords

  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonography, Computed Tomographic
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Markov Chains
  • Mass Screening
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Sigmoidoscopy

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