EBCTCG

AcronymDefinition
EBCTCGEarly Breast Cancer Trialists Collaborative Group
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Another point: The EBCTCG data convincingly show that chemotherapy is equally effective in women with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer--the most common type of the disease--and ER-poor breast cancer.
En el analisis realizado por el EBCTCG del ano 1995, se confirmo que esta modalidad terapeutica reducia en un 25% el riesgo de recurrencia anual y en un 24% el riesgo de muerte.
The EBCTCG systematic overview of radiotherapy [1] does confirm an excess of cardiac mortality seen mostly in the under-50 age group.
Another point: The EBCTCG data convincingly show that chemotherapy is equally effective in women with estrogen receptor (ER) - positive breast cancer--the most common type of the disease--and ER-poor breast cancer.
The EBCTCG data show that in addition to the marked increase in late cardiovascular deaths associated with radiation therapy as practiced in the 1980s, treated women also face smaller but nonetheless significant increases in risk of death due to lung, esophageal, and contralateral breast cancer.