Future Developments in Adjuvant and Palliative Systemic Endocrine Therapies

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The World Overview of adjuvant trials for early breast cancer published in the Lancet in January 1992 (Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group 1992) provided us with secure data to allow the rational employment of adjuvant systemic chemotherapy and endocrine therapy. The World Overview also set the agenda for the next decade of clinical trials in the management of early breast cancer. A whole raft of new questions has been defined concerning the role of endocrine manipulation in both pre- and post-menopausal women.


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