[A research on evidence-based healthcare for thyroid cancer screening. Part 1 : the current status of thyroid cancer screening]

Hyun MK, Kwon JW, Kim JH, Kim JM, Shim JI, Lee NR, Kim KW, Park YJ, Ahn HY, You MS
Record ID 32013000671
Korean
Authors' recomendations: A survey was conducted among 3,633 subjects with ages over twenty and less than seventy in order to examine their experience or plan for receiving thyroid cancer screening tests and their recognition on the risk of thyroid cancer. A total of 846 (23.3%) subjects received thyroid ultrasonography. Estimation using health screening center survey data was that Korea expends from 121 billion to 1,490.5 billion won annually for thyroid ultrasonography tests. When calculating as 281,006 patients excluding the top 1% of costs in the total thyroid nodule patients, about 200 billion won was assumed as health insurance expenses due to thyroid nodules.
Details
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2012
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: South Korea
MeSH Terms
  • Mass Screening
Contact
Organisation Name: National Evidence-based healthcare Collaborating Agency
Contact Address: National Evidence-based Healthcare Collaborating Agency (NECA), Changkyung B/D 9F, Wonnam-dong 28-7, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact Name: hta_neca@neca.re.kr
Contact Email: hta_neca@neca.re.kr
Copyright: National Evidence-based Healthcare Collaborating Agency (NECA)
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