Quality of Life of Postmenopausal Women in the ATAC (“Arimidex”, Tamoxifen, Alone or in Combination) Trial after Completion of 5 years' Adjuvant Treatment for Early Breast Cancer

@article{Cella2006QualityOL,
  title={Quality of Life of Postmenopausal Women in the ATAC (“Arimidex”, Tamoxifen, Alone or in Combination) Trial after Completion of 5 years' Adjuvant Treatment for Early Breast Cancer},
  author={David Cella and Lesley Fallowfield and Peter N Barker and Jack M Cuzick and Gershon Y Locker and Anthony Howell and On behalf of The Norwegian Rectal Cancer Group},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2006},
  volume={100},
  pages={273-284}
}
The impact of treatment on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important consideration in the adjuvant treatment of operable breast cancer. Here we report mature HRQoL outcomes from the ATAC trial, comparing anastrozole with tamoxifen as primary adjuvant therapy for postmenopausal women with localized breast cancer. Patients completed the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Breast (FACT-B) questionnaire plus endocrine subscale (ES) at baseline, 3 and 6 months, and every 6 months… 

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