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Clustering of venous thrombosis events at the start of tamoxifen therapy in breast cancer: A population-based experience

Onitilo, Adedayo A.; Doi, Suhail; Engel, Jessica M.; Glurich, Ingrid; Johnson, John; Berg, Richard

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Introduction: The epidemiology of tamoxifen and venous thromboembolism (VTE) is not well understood, and most data on tamoxifen toxicity are from adjuvant clinical trials. This study examined the relationship between the duration of tamoxifen use in female patients with breast cancer and the risk of VTE in a large population-based setting. Materials and Methods: Retrospective electronic data extraction on tamoxifen utilization was undertaken among a cohort of 3572 women with breast cancer...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102716
Source: Thrombosis Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.thromres.2011.11.025

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