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Patient-reported symptoms and quality of life during treatment with tamoxifen or raloxifene for breast cancer prevention: the NSABP Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene (STAR) P-2 trial.



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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 Patient-reported symptoms and quality of life during treatment with tamoxifen or raloxifene for breast cancer prevention: the NSABP Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene (STAR) P-2 trial.
Author Land SR., Wickerham DL., Costantino JP., Ritter MW., Vogel VG., Lee M., Pajon ER., Wade JL., Dakhil S., Lockhart JB., Wolmark N., Ganz PA.
Country National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) Operations and Biostatistical Centers, Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa, USA. land@pitt.edu
Year 2006
Numbers Pubmed ID: 16754728

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