BACKGROUND Tumour gene expression analysis is useful in predicting adjuvant chemotherapy benefit in early breast cancer patients. This study aims to examine the implications of routine Oncotype DX testing in the U.K. METHODS Women with oestrogen receptor positive (ER+), pNO or pN1mi breast cancer were assessed for adjuvant chemotherapy and subsequently… (More)
I thank the working party for many useful discussions in honing the ideas presented here. In particular, I single out Tom Murphy, the chairman, who had the difficult task of keeping me to the point, and Pat Ryan who scrutinised and suggested improvements to earlier drafts of the paper.
We identify two distinct cultures that take the study of the capital markets as their common specialism, namely, that of market practitioners and that of academic financial economists. The cultures differ in all that defines a culture: their value system. Accordingly, each has a distinct body of knowledge that evolves by a different selection process. We… (More)
In a working paper, Jacobsen and Bouman (2001) claim that that the old stock market saying of " sell in May and go away but buy back by St. Leger Day " produces statistically significant profit when tested on a large database of equity market returns over the last decade, three decades, and even longer periods. In a recently published paper, Sullivan,… (More)