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Tamoxifen for early breast cancer: an overview of the randomised trials. Early Breast Cancer Trialists' Collaborative Group.

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BACKGROUND: There have been many randomised trials of adjuvant tamoxifen among women with early breast cancer, and an updated overview of their results is presented. METHODS: In 1995, information was sought on each woman in any randomised trial that began before 1990 of adjuvant tamoxifen versus no tamoxifen before recurrence. Information was obtained and analysed centrally on each of 37000 women in 55 such trials, comprising about 87% of the worldwide evidence. Compared with the previous suc...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
Lancet (London, England)
Volume:
351
Issue:
9114
Pages:
1451-1467
Publication date:
1998-05-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
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uuid:b1fc5cde-1117-4d9f-be92-a4b47124a5d6
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36457
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pubs:36457

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