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Regional Chemotherapy for the Treatment of Breast Cancer: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: September 13, 2018
Project Number: RA0966-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of regional chemotherapy for adults with any type of breast cancer of any stage?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of regional chemotherapy for adults with any type of breast cancer of any stage?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of regional chemotherapy for the treatment of adults with any type of breast cancer of any stage?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial, 10 non-randomized studies, and one evidence-based guideline were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of regional chemotherapy for adults with any type of breast cancer of any stage. No health technology assessments, systematic reviews, or economic evaluations were identified.