Quantifying the cost of cancer in Australia, and the distribution of these costs by Indigenous status, remoteness, and socioeconomic disadvantage

Bates, Nicole (2019) Quantifying the cost of cancer in Australia, and the distribution of these costs by Indigenous status, remoteness, and socioeconomic disadvantage. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Abstract

Nicole Bates sought to quantify the cost of cancer in Australia, and the distribution of these costs by Indigenous status, remoteness, and socioeconomic status. The findings from this work are the first in Australia to demonstrate differences in healthcare costs and individual costs for these population groups experiencing poorer outcomes.

Item ID: 67429
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Australia, breast cancer, cancer, CancerCostMod, cost, economic burden, financial toxicity, health economics, healthcare system, hospital, Indigenous, Medicare, oncology, out-of-hospital, patient co-payment, productivity, rurality, socioeconomic
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2019 Nicole Bates.
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Four publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 3: Bates, Nicole, Callander, Emily, Lindsay, Daniel, and Watt, Kerrianne (2018) CancerCostMod: a model of the healthcare expenditure, patient resource use, and patient co-payment costs for Australian cancer patients. Health Economics Review, 8. 28.

Chapter 3: Bates, Nicole, Callander, Emily, Lindsay, Daniel, and Watt, Kerrianne (2019) Correction to: CancerCostMod: a model of the healthcare expenditure, patient resource use, and patient co-payment costs for Australian cancer patients. Health Economics Review, 9. 2.

Chapter 4: Bates, Nicole, Callander, Emily, Lindsay, Daniel, and Watt, Kerrianne (2018) Labour force participation and the cost of lost productivity due to cancer in Australia. BMC Public Health, 18. 375.

Chapter 7: Bates, Nicole, Callander, Emily, Lindsay, Daniel, and Watt, Kerrianne (2019) Patient co-payments for women diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia. Supportive Care in Cancer, 28. pp. 2217-2227.

Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2021 04:58
FoR Codes: 38 ECONOMICS > 3801 Applied economics > 380108 Health economics @ 50%
32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3211 Oncology and carcinogenesis > 321199 Oncology and carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified @ 50%
SEO Codes: 20 HEALTH > 2002 Evaluation of health and support services > 200206 Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs) @ 100%
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