Ovarian suppression with tamoxifen reduced recurrence in some premenopausal breast cancer cases

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Published: 11 Dec 2014
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Dr Prudence Francis - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Australia

At a press conference at SABCS 2014, Dr Prudence Francis presents data on adding ovarian suppression to tamoxifen reduced recurrence for some women with premenopausal breast cancer.

A 35 percent decrease in risk of breast cancer recurrence was observed for premenopausal women who received chemotherapy for early-stage, hormone receptor-positive breast cancer and were assigned exemestane with ovarian suppression compared with those assigned tamoxifen.

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