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Table 2 Effects of rerouting a cancer diagnosis from EP to GP/TWW referral

From: What is the impact of rerouting a cancer diagnosis from emergency presentation to GP referral on resource use and survival? Evidence from a population-based study

  Colorectal Breast Prostate Lung
Conversion Rate (2014/15) 0.043 0.078 0.153 0.186
Costs per diagnostic test £420 £158 £157 £127
Costs per converted case (a) £9242 £1883 £874 £559
Variation in Costs 1 year pre diagnosis (b) -£546 -£497 -£887 -£534
Variation in Survival Costs 1 year post diagnosis (c) £479 £128 -£128 £669
Variation in Intensity Costs 1 year post diagnosis (d) -£1734 -£1546 -£2565 -£952
Total Costs 1 year post diagnosis (a + b + c + d) £7442 -£32 -£2706 -£258
Variation in Survival Costs 5 year post diagnosis (C) £1128 £712 £616 £907
Variation in Intensity Costs 5 year post diagnosis (D) -£1012 -£628 -£1582 -£577
Total Costs 5 year post diagnosis (a + b + C + D) £8812 £1469 -£979 £356
Variation in Probability of Surviving up to 5 year 0.359 0.512 0.408 0.149
Total Cost per patient Surviving up to 5 year £24,546 £2870 -£2399 £2388
Years of life saved up to 5 years post diagnosis (e) 1.43 1.54 1.24 0.59
Total Cost per year of life saved (e) £6162 £954 -£789 £603
  1. (*)Lung cancer patients are followed up to 3 years post diagnosis only
  2. (a) Estimates from Frontier Economics for the Department of Health (2011)
  3. (b) Risk-adjusted estimates from GLM model
  4. (c)(d)(C)(D) Risk-adjusted estimates from the BM estimator
  5. (e) Risk-adjusted estimates from Weibull models