Estimation of the costs of cervical cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment in rural Shanxi Province, China: a micro-costing study

BMC Health Services Research,

Diagnostic costs were comparable to screening costs for high–volume screening but were greatly increased in lower– volume situations, which is a key consideration for the scale–up phase of new programs. The study's findings will facilitate cost–effectiveness evaluation and budget planning for cervical cancer prevention initiatives in China.

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