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Cause-specific mortality in long-term survivors of breast cancer who participated in trials of radiotherapy.

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PURPOSE: To examine long-term cause-specific mortality in patients irradiated for breast cancer as part of a randomized clinical trial. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We studied all available information from randomized trials initiated before 1975 in which radiotherapy was the randomized option and surgery was the same for both treatment arms. Eight such trials were identified. RESULTS: The increased all-cause mortality rate in 10-year survivors previously reported is no longer significant, although ...

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Stewart, H More by this author
Rutqvist, L More by this author
Houghton, J More by this author
Edwards, R More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
447-453
Publication date:
1994-03-05
EISSN:
1527-7755
ISSN:
0732-183X
URN:
uuid:f627bde5-312c-4100-94dc-83f2207a3b72
Source identifiers:
44440
Local pid:
pubs:44440

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