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The effect of raloxifene on risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women: results from the MORE randomized trial. Multiple Outcomes of Raloxifene Evaluation.



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2 Key Question 2. In adult women without preexisting breast cancer, what is the effectiveness and comparative effectiveness of medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer on improvement in short- and long-term health outcomes, including invasive breast cancer, noninvasive breast cancer (including ductal carcinoma in situ), breast cancer mortality, all-cause mortality, and other beneficial outcomes (such as reduced fractures caused by certain medications and improved quality of life)? Key Question 2a. Does the effectiveness of risk-reducing medications vary by timing of initiation or duration of use? Key Question 2b. Does the effectiveness of risk-reducing medications persist beyond discontinuation of use?
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3 Key Question 3. What are the harms of using medications to reduce risk for primary breast cancer? Key Question 3a. Do harms of risk-reducing medications vary by timing of initiation and/or duration of use? Key Question 3b. Do harms of risk-reducing medications persist beyond discontinuation of use?
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Title The effect of raloxifene on risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women: results from the MORE randomized trial. Multiple Outcomes of Raloxifene Evaluation.
Author Cummings SR., Eckert S., Krueger KA., Grady D., Powles TJ., Cauley JA., Norton L., Nickelsen T., Bjarnason NH., Morrow M., Lippman ME., Black D., Glusman JE., Costa A., Jordan VC.
Country Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA. scummings@psg.ucsf.edu
Year 1999
Numbers Pubmed ID: 10376571

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