June 1, 2012

Economic Evaluation of the 70-gene Prognosis-Signature (MammaPrint®) in Hormone Receptor-Positive, Lymph Node-Negative, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Type 2-Negative Early Stage Breast Cancer in Japan

PUBLICATION: 
Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jun;133(2):759-68. doi: 10.1007/s10549-012-1979-7.

AUTHORS: 
Kondo M., Hoshi S.L., Ishiguro H., Toi M.

SUMMARY: 
The introduction of the assay into Japanese practice of ER+, LN−, HER2− ESBC treatment by including it to Japan’s social health insurance benefit package has a reasonable chance to be judged as cost-effective and may be justified as an efficient deployment of finite health care resources.

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