Journal article

Health Technology Assessment Challenges in Oncology: 20 Years of Value in Health

Hansoo Kim, Stephen Goodall, Danny Liew

VALUE IN HEALTH | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Oncology treatments have changed from chemotherapies to targeted therapies and more recently immuno-oncology. This has posed special challenges in the field of health technology assessment (HTA): capturing quality of life (QOL) associated with toxicity due to chemotherapy, crossover upon progression in targeted therapy trials, and survival extrapolation for immuno-oncology drugs. OBJECTIVES: To showcase 20 years of Value in Health (ViH) publications in oncology. METHODS: A review was undertaken of oncology articles published in ViH from May 1998 to August 2018. Full-length articles published in ViH with the keywords "oncology," "cancer," "h(a)ematology," and "malignancy" were inc..

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