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Cost and cost-effectiveness of digital mammography compared with film-screen mammography in Australia

Wang, Shuhong; Merlin, Tracey; Kreisz, Florian; Craft, Paul; Hiller, J E

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Objective: A systematic review assessed the relative safety and effectiveness of digital mammography compared with film-screen mammography. This study utilised the evidence from the review to examine the economic value of digital compared with film-screen mammography in Australia. Methods: A cost-comparison analysis between the two technologies was conducted for the overall population for the purposes of breast cancer screening and diagnosis. In addition, a cost-effectiveness analysis was...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39210
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2009.00424.x

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