TITLE

Upfront adjuvant exemestane shows benefit over tamoxifen

AUTHOR(S)
Owen, Olwen Glynn
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the research conducted by the Tamoxifen Exemestane Adjuvant Multicenter (TEAM) regarding the efficacy of adjuvant exemestane in treating breast cancer in women in Great Britain. Results show that patients showing early stages of breast cancer, treated with adjuvant exemestane therapy after surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy, experienced fewer breast cancer recurrences and occurrence of metastases than those treated with 2-3 years of tamoxifen before receiving exemestane.
ACCESSION #
36156988

 

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