research data . Dataset . 2017

The economic burden of human papillomavirus-related precancers and cancers in Sweden

Östensson, Ellinor; Silfverschiöld, Maria; Greiff, Lennart; Asciutto, Christine; Wennerberg, Johan; Lydryp, Marie-Louise; Håkansson, Ulf; Sparén, Pär; Borgfeldt, Christer;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<div><p>Background</p><p>High-risk (HR) human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is an established cause of malignant disease. We used a societal perspective to estimate the cost of HR HPV-related cervical, vulvar, vaginal, anal, and penile precancer and cancer, and oropharyngeal cancer in Sweden in 2006, 1 year before HPV vaccination became available in the country.</p><p>Materials and methods</p><p>This prevalence-based cost-of-illness study used diagnosis-specific data from national registries to determine the number of HR HPV-related precancers and cancers. The HR HPV-attributable fractions of these diseases were derived from a literature review and applied to t...
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Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizations
free text keywords: Medicine, Biotechnology, Sociology, Marine Biology, Cancer, Science Policy, 110309 Infectious Diseases, HR HPV-attributable precancers, Sweden Background High-risk, estimate HR HPV-attributable costs, HR HPV-attributable fractions, prevalence-based cost-of-illness study, oropharyngeal cancer, HR HPV-related precancers, HPV vaccination, Direct costs, health care utilization
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