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The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC).

EPRC is a leading institute in Europe for comparative research on public policy, with a particular focus on regional development policies. Spanning 30 European countries, EPRC research programmes have a strong emphasis on applied research and knowledge exchange, including the provision of policy advice to EU institutions and national and sub-national government authorities throughout Europe.

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Comparison of different methods of intracerebral administration of radioiododeoxyuridine for glioma therapy using a rat model

Mairs, R.J. and Wideman, C.L. and Angerson, W.J. and Whateley, T.L. and Reza, M.S. and Reeves, J.R. and Robertson, L.M. and Neshasteh-Riz, A. (2000) Comparison of different methods of intracerebral administration of radioiododeoxyuridine for glioma therapy using a rat model. British Journal of Cancer, 82 (1). pp. 74-80. ISSN 1532-1827

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Abstract

As part of an NHS Executive Trent regional initiative we considered the role and cost-effectiveness of high dose chemotherapy in the treatment of relapsed Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The key trials and case series show an additional patient benefit of 0.8-1.1 life years over standard chemotherapy. We estimate incremental cost per life year gained of £12 800-£17 600, which reduces further if long-term benefits are considered. High dose chemotherapy in these conditions is both life-saving and cost-effective.