Economic Models of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Adults:

Economic Models of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Adults:

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The National Cancer Policy Board and the Board on Science, Engineering, and Economic Policy convened a workshop in January 2004 on qEconomic Models of Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening in Average-Risk Adultsq. The purpose of the workshop was to explore the reasons for differences among leading cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) models of CRC screening, which public health policy makers increasingly rely on to help them sift through the many choices confronting them. Participants discussed the results of a collaborative pre-workshop exercise undertaken by five research teams that have developed and maintained comprehensive models of CRC screening in average-risk adults, to gain insight into each model's structure and assumptions and possible explanations for differences in their published analyses. Workshop participants also examined the current state of knowledge on key inputs to the models with a view toward identifying areas where further research may be warranted. This document summarized the presentations and discussion at the workshop.Louise B. Russell, Ph.D., (Chair) is Research Professor of Health Economics at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, ... She has published numerous articles and seven books, including Educated Guesses: Making Policy About Medical ... Martin L. Brown, Ph.D., (Co-Chair) has been the Chief of NCIa#39;s Health Services and Economics Branch since October 1999. ... on peer-review committees for the National Cancer Institute of Canada and the California Cancer Research Program.

Title:Economic Models of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Adults:
Author:Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, National Cancer Policy Board, Policy and Global Affairs, Institute of Medicine, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council
Publisher:National Academies Press - 2005-03-11


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