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Overview of randomized trials of postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy in breast cancer.

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An overview of the mortality results of the mature trials in which radiotherapy was a randomized option after simple or radical mastectomy is presented. The principal aim of the overview was to study long-term survival, and recent trials, often including chemotherapy options, have not been included. A total of 7941 patients were entered into these trials and 4148 deaths occurred. No differences were found in survival in the first 10 years of follow-up, in trials employing either radical maste...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
Cancer treatment reports
Volume:
71
Issue:
1
Pages:
15-29
Publication date:
1987-01-05
ISSN:
0361-5960
URN:
uuid:1ca02e2d-cef8-4b8c-89ca-51edd60dc2e2
Source identifiers:
42623
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pubs:42623

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