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Overview of randomized trials comparing radical mastectomy without radiotherapy against simple mastectomy with radiotherapy in breast cancer.

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An overview of mortality in the mature randomized trials comparing radical mastectomy without radiotherapy against simple mastectomy with radiotherapy has been conducted. These trials mark a transitional period between radical mastectomy and simple mastectomy as the generally preferred surgical treatment and as such are not strictly trials assessing the value of postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy. All known mature trials have been included and these four trials have entered a total of 3236 p...

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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:
7-14
Publication date:
1987-01-05
ISSN:
0361-5960
URN:
uuid:b6b3abde-827e-4fad-8dab-4012f04f2a6f
Source identifiers:
42622
Local pid:
pubs:42622

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