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Author(s):
Harbeck, Nadia; Minckwitz, Gunter von 
Title:
Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Primary Breast Cancer 
Abstract:
Adjuvant systemic chemotherapy reduces the risk of relapse by about 25%. In hormone receptor-negative tumors, adjuvant chemotherapy is considered standard, independent of age or lymph node status. In hormone receptor- positive disease, an indication for adjuvant chemotherapy is given in patients at increased risk of relapse. Endocrine therapy should then be administered sequentially after chemotherapy. Anthracyclines are considered standard adjuvant therapy - superiority versus CMF (cyc...    »
 
Journal title:
Breast Care 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
238--241 
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Publisher:
S. Karger GmbH 
Publisher address:
Freiburg, Germany 
Print-ISSN:
1661-3805 
E-ISSN:
1661-3805 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.