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“What’s fair to an individual is not always fair to a population”: A qualitative study of patients and their health professionals using the Cancer Drugs Fund

Charlotte Chamberlain, Amanda Owen-Smith, Fiona MacKichan, Jenny L. Donovan and William Hollingworth

Health Policy, 2019, vol. 123, issue 8, 706-712

Abstract: To understand the values attached to cancer treatment at the end of life (EoL) to inform policy decisions around the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) EoL criterion.

Keywords: Cancer Drugs Fund; NICE; End of life; Resource allocation; Qualitative (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2019.05.022

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