January 24, 2009

Constructive Technology Assessment (CTA) as a Tool in Coverage with Evidence Development: The Case of the 70-gene Prognosis Signature for Breast Cancer Diagnostics

PUBLICATION: 
Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2009 Jan;25(1):73-83. doi: 10.1017/S0266462309090102.

AUTHORS: 
Retèl V.P., Bueno-de-Mesquita J.M., Hummel M.J., van de Vijver M.J., Douma K.F., Karsenberg K., van Dam F.S., van Krimpen C., Bellot F.E., Roumen R.M., Linn S.C., van Harten W.H.

SUMMARY: 
Differences in speed of implementation and influenced treatment decisions were seen. Impact on patients seems especially related to discordance and its successive communication.

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