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Financial Burden of Prostate Cancer Screening: Changing Trends After Health Sector Reform in a Developing Country

Mohammad Reza Nowroozi, Erfan Amini, Farhad Pishgar, Mohsen Ayati, Hassan Jamshidian, Seyed Majid Aghamiri



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Loeb S. Will Changes to Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Preserve Benefits and Reduce Harm? Eur Urol. 2016.

Bazyar M, Rashidian A, Kane S, Vaez Mahdavi MR, Akbari Sari A, Doshmangir L. Policy Options to Reduce Fragmentation in the Pooling of Health Insurance Funds in Iran. Int J Health Policy Manag. 2016;5:253-8.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22037/uj.v0i0.4738


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