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Effects of adjuvant tamoxifen and of cytotoxic therapy on mortality in early breast cancer. An overview of 61 randomized trials among 28,896 women. Early Breast Cancer Trialists' Collaborative Group.

Abstract:

We sought information worldwide on mortality according to assigned treatment in all randomized trials that began before 1985 of adjuvant tamoxifen or cytotoxic therapy for early breast cancer (with or without regional lymph-node involvement). Coverage was reasonably complete for most countries. In 28 trials of tamoxifen nearly 4000 of 16,513 women had died, and in 40 chemotherapy trials slightly more than 4000 of 13,442 women had died. The 8106 deaths were approximately evenly distributed ove...

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10.1056/NEJM198812293192601

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Journal:
The New England journal of medicine
Volume:
319
Issue:
26
Pages:
1681-1692
Publication date:
1988-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
URN:
uuid:b006d3f5-86f3-4aeb-84db-7eb9a977dc19
Source identifiers:
92445
Local pid:
pubs:92445

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