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Table A14–2 Disease Scenarios for Melanoma

 

No. of Cases

% of Cases

Committee HUI Values

Duration (years)

Local disease

28,498

82.00%

 

surgery

 

0.84

0.0833 (1 month)

recovery

 

0.93

1.9167 (23 months)

Regional at diagnosis, no metastases

2,780

8.00%

 

treatment phase

 

0.84

0.5000 (6 months)

recovery

 

0.93

1.5000 (18 months)

Regional at diagnosis, develop metastatic disease

2,088

6.00%

 

treatment

 

0.63

1.0000 (1 year)

premature death

 

0.00

13.4023 (quality-adjusted life expectancy)

Metastatic at diagnosis

1,390

4.00%

 

treatment

 

0.18

0.2500 (3 months)

premature death

 

0.00

13.5750 (quality-adjusted life expectancy) or 5.9855 (unadjusted life expectancy)

Table A14–3 Health Care Costs Associated with Melanoma

 

% with Care

Cost per Unit

Units per Case

Form of Treatment

Local disease

surgery

100%

$2,000

1.0

outpatient surgery

recovery

100%

$100

4.0

physician b/year

follow-up

75%

$50

2.0

physician a/year

Regional at diagnosis, no metastases

treatment phase

100%

$2,000

1.0

outpatient surgery

 

100%

$100

6.0

physician b

recovery

90%

$100

4.0

physician b/year

 

90%

$2,000

1.0

follow-up treatment

follow-up

75%

$100

2.0

physician b/year

Regional at diagnosis, develop metastatic disease

treatment

100%

$4,000

1.0

surgery

 

100%

$2,000

1.0

follow-up treatment

100%

$100

12.0

physician b

100%

$3,000

1.0

aftercare

Metastatic at diagnosis

 

100%

100

6.0

physician b

treatment

100%

$3,000

1.0

aftercare



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