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The cost-effectiveness of a population-based mammographic screening program in Lower Silesia, Poland

By 17th October 2017February 1st, 2019No Comments

By Dr Bartlomiej Szynglarewicz & Prof Rafal Matkowski

In this article, we present a summary of our recent analyses of the cost-effectiveness of the organized and population-based breast cancer screening program in the Polish region of Lower Silesia, which has a population of 3 million people [1-3]. We show that the cost of cancer detection through high quality mammographic
screening is relatively low, which makes the program applicable in other health care systems, even those in emerging economies.

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