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VIDEO: Meta-analysis lead author Dr. Richard Gray on dose intensity benefit


 

REPORTING FROM SABCS 2017

– Increasing the dose intensity of adjuvant chemotherapy reduced risks of breast cancer recurrence and death by about 15% in an Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group (EBCTCG) meta-analysis of individual patient data from 25 randomized trials among 34,122 women. Lead author Richard Gray, MSc, professor of medical statistics in the Nuffield Department of Population Health at University of Oxford, England, discussed the findings for various dose-intensification approaches and likely impact on clinical practice in an interview at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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