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Prospective observational study of breast cancer treatment outcomes for UK women aged 18-40 years at diagnosis: the POSH study.

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BACKGROUND: Breast cancer at a young age is associated with poor prognosis. The Prospective Study of Outcomes in Sporadic and Hereditary Breast Cancer (POSH) was designed to investigate factors affecting prognosis in this patient group. METHODS: Between 2000 and 2008, 2956 patients aged 40 years or younger were recruited to a UK multicenter prospective observational cohort study (POSH). Details of tumor pathology, disease stage, treatment received, and outcome were recorded. Overall survival ...

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10.1093/jnci/djt134

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Maishman, T More by this author
Stanton, L More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Volume:
105
Issue:
13
Pages:
978-988
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1460-2105
ISSN:
0027-8874
URN:
uuid:fc640e33-c7d0-4045-95e4-6f13d09e17bf
Source identifiers:
401964
Local pid:
pubs:401964

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