Recent Developments in Health Economic Modelling of Cancer Therapies

  • William GreenEmail author
  • Matthew Taylor
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 213)


Arguably, the most common structure currently adopted for oncology modelling is the three-state partitioned survival model with the following states: stable disease, post-progression and dead. This design can, therefore, be adopted to capture the progressive nature of cancer. This chapter outlines the three-state model approach as well as introducing several other key aspects of economic modelling in oncology.


Health economic modelling Survival model Quality-adjusted life year Utilities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.York Health Economics Consortium, University of YorkYorkUK

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