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Study: Only 2 of 20 Tested Instruments Recommended for Measuring the Quality of Life of Children With a Disability

KIDSCREEN and KINDL Meet Criteria Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—December 18, 2018—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of new research finding that of 20 quality of life (QoL)

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New Research Findings: Health Costs for Children With Cancer Are Higher Than for Adolescents, Adults

Substantial Survival Gains in Children Mean That Treatment May Still Be Highly Cost Effective   Princeton, NJ—March 21, 2017—The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) announced today the publication of original research estimating the costs of cancer care

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Chickenpox – An Innocent Looking Threat

Istanbul, Turkey – Varicella, the primary manifestation of a varicella zoster virus (VZV), otherwise known as chickenpox, is a highly contagious disease which occurs in all countries worldwide. Although varicella is a harmless disease in most healthy individuals, complications of the

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Quality Measures Developed For Childhood Cancer Care Systems

Toronto, ON, Canada – Researchers at Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) and McMaster University have developed measures of the quality of childhood cancer care delivery systems. These measures will be used to evaluate the performance of the childhood cancer system in

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