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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 151-155

Practical consensus recommendations on ovarian suppression in early breast cancer (adjuvant)

1 Department of Medical Oncology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, Chirayu Cancer Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
3 Department of Medical Oncology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Medical Oncology, Choitram Hospital, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
5 Department of Radiation Oncology, RCC, Rohtak, Haryana, India
6 Department of Medical Oncology, RGCI, New Delhi, India
7 Department of Medical Oncology, Dharamshila Cancer Hospital, New Delhi, India
8 Department of Medical Oncology, Hope Clinic, New Delhi, India
9 Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
10 Department of Oncology, Shalby Cancer and Research Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. M Singhal
Department of Medical Oncology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/sajc.sajc_125_18

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Substantial survival benefits exist for patients with early-stage breast cancer who undergo treatment with single-modality ovarian suppression, but its value is uncertain. Expert oncologist discussed to determine whether additional benefits exist with ovarian suppression plus multiple adjuvant therapy which provides a new treatment option that reduces the risk of recurrence in early breast cancer. This expert group used data from published literature, practical experience and opinion of a large group of academic oncologists to arrive at this practical consensus recommendations for the benefit of community oncologists.

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