Prognostic and predictive effects of diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease among women on extended adjuvant letrozole: NCIC CTG MA.17.

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BACKGROUND Women with breast cancer and diabetes mellitus (DM) have poorer survival. Mechanisms include insulin dysregulation and/or DM related co-morbidities (CM). In MA.17 adjuvant letrozole (LET) after 5 years of tamoxifen (TAM) reduced the risk of recurrence and improved survival. We evaluated DM, hypertension (HTN), and coronary artery disease (CAD) as… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.01.014

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