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Individual patient data meta-analysis in cancer.

Abstract:

As in many areas of health care, treatments for cancer may differ only moderately in their effects on major end points, such as death. But, such differences are worth knowing about, particularly in common diseases in which they could represent a substantial benefit to public health. Large-scale randomized evidence allows moderate differences to be investigated reliably, and one way to achieve this is by meta-analyses of updated and centrally collected individual patient data from all relevant...

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10.1038/bjc.1998.339

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Stewart, L More by this author
Pignon, JP More by this author
Bijnens, L More by this author
Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
77
Issue:
11
Pages:
2036-2044
Publication date:
1998-06-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:2a3d5f8d-6121-43d7-be22-c5655e6936fd
Source identifiers:
49501
Local pid:
pubs:49501

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