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Effects of radiotherapy and of differences in the extent of surgery for early breast cancer on local recurrence and 15-year survival: an overview of the randomised trials

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Background In early breast cancer, variations in local treatment that substantially affect the risk of locoregional recurrence could also affect long-term breast cancer mortality. To examine this relationship, collaborative meta-analyses were undertaken, based on individual patient data, of the relevant randomised trials that began by 1995.

Methods Information was available on 42 000 women in 78 randomised treatment comparisons (radiotherapy vs no ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Contributor
Role:
Contributor
Role:
Contributor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Contributor
Role:
Contributor
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
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Volume:
366
Issue:
9503
Pages:
2087-2106
Publication date:
2005-12-16
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:11516
UUID:
uuid:fa037be8-4090-4d97-8b88-470faafe96a8
Local pid:
pubs:11516
Source identifiers:
11516
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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