Chih-Yuan Cheng

Chih-Yuan Cheng
German Cancer Research Center | DKFZ

MD, MSc

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Introduction
Chih-Yuan Cheng currently works at German Cancer Research Center. Chih-Yuan does research in Health Economics, Cancer Screening and Public Health.

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Publications (15)
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Background Debate over the viability of the current commercial research and development (R&D) model is ongoing. A controversial theme is the cost of bringing a new molecular entity (NME) to market.Objective Our aim was to evaluate the range and suitability of published R&D cost estimates as to the degree to which they represent the actual costs of...
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Hospital certification has become an important measure to improve cancer care quality, with the potential effect of prolonging patient survival and reducing medical spending. However, yet to be explored is the cost-effectiveness of cancer care provided in certified hospitals, considering significant additional costs incurred from certification requ...
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Background and aims Screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) can effectively reduce CRC incidence and mortality. Besides colonoscopy, detection of biomarkers in stool, blood or serum, including fecal immunochemical test (FIT), ColoGuard, pro Epicolon and PolypDx have recently been advanced. We aimed to identify characteristics of theoretical, highly e...
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Background & aims: Widespread screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) has reduced its incidence and mortality. Previous studies investigated the economic effects of CRC screening. We performed a systematic review to provide up-to-date evidence of the cost effectiveness of CRC screening strategies by answering 3 research questions. Methods: We sear...
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Background: Heterosexual men in South Africa are a large key population to exposure to HIV, yet preferences for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among this population have not, to date, been investigated in the literature. This paper aims to explore HIV prevention preferences among heterosexual men in urban South Africa, as well as to examine th...
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Nur ein geringer Teil der Gesundheitsausgaben in Deutschland wird für Prävention und Früherkennung aufgewendet. Das Rationale von Früherkennungsmaßnahmen ist es, (noch) symptomlose Personen mit dem Vor- oder Frühstadium einer Erkrankung zu identifizieren, um die krankheitsspezifische Morbidität und Mortalität zu reduzieren. Zu den anerkannten Evalu...
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Patients with respiratory infections are often managed presumptively until confirmation of infection status. We assessed the impact of introducing the Enigma® MiniLab™ FluAB-RSV point-of-care test (POCT) on patients admitted with a suspected respiratory virus driven illness in an acute pediatric ward. This utilized a before and after design (respir...
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mUM is a rare disease (annual UK incidence <150 patients), with a reported median overall survival of 7-12 months. In 2015, the UK published their first national uveal melanoma guidelines [1]. However, with few therapeutically effective options available for metastatic patients, it is unclear what patients actually receive as standard of care (SoC)...

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