Breast cancer treatment in clinical practice compared to best evidence and practice guidelines

@article{Bloom2004BreastCT,
  title={Breast cancer treatment in clinical practice compared to best evidence and practice guidelines},
  author={Bernard S. Bloom and Nathalie de Pouvourville and Sumedha Chhatre and Ravishankar Jayadevappa and David S. Weinberg},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={90},
  pages={26 - 30}
}
There is sparse evidence on community practice patterns in treating women with breast cancer. This study compared care of women with breast cancer with evidence from meta-analyses and US National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) clinical guidelines. Records of 4395 women with breast cancer were abstracted from practices of 19 surgeon oncologists in six specialty practices in the Philadelphia region during 1995–1999. Patients were followed through December 2001. Low-frequency data were… CONTINUE READING

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