After nine years, 94 percent of both groups were still alive - and about 84 percent were alive without signs of cancer, indicating that the chemo made no difference. "We knew we were overtreating a lot of women with chemotherapy, in our gut".
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As of January 2018, there are more than 3.1 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S. This includes women now being treated and women who have finished treatment. "Therefore they should get the chemotherapy along with hormonal treatment".
There were 1.7 million new breast cancer cases in 2012, according to the World Cancer Research Fund International, making it the most common form of cancer in women globally.
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"What that test does is look at 21 different genes to see if each is turned on or off and then if it is over-expressed or not", Brawley said.
Those with a recurrence score of up to 10 out of 100 have been shown not to benefit from chemo and those with a score of 26 or higher do benefit. Most women who fit this criteria need only surgery and hormone therapy, he said. But there was a big group of patients in between for whom it wasn't clear which treatment would work best.
The TAILORx study, led by the Montefiore Medical Centre in NY, found women older than 50 with this form of breast cancer and a score of up to 25 did not need chemotherapy.
The type of hormone therapy administered was dependent upon whether women were premenopausal or postmenopausal-91% of postmenopausal women received an aromatase inhibitor-based regimen, whereas premenopausal women were most commonly prescribed either an endocrine therapy regimen comprising either tamoxifen alone or tamoxifen followed by an aromatase inhibitor (78%).
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The study was funded in part by the proceeds from sales of the breast cancer postage stamp.
"It allows us to individualize treatment based on extraordinary science that now has tremendous prospective validation", he said.
"Every day, women with certain types of breast cancer face the bad dilemma of whether or not to have the treatment, without hard facts about the benefit for them". That has prompted many to turn to chemo to avoid the spread of the disease. To conduct the study, women in the intermediate groups were either prescribed chemotherapy or given treatment absent of the use of chemotherapy. Oncotype DX has spurred the trend, and is likely to accelerate it. "It was all gone", she said.
"Because this is a huge study". "Hopefully in the future we will diagnose it with just a blood test".
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Breast Cancer Now also called for Nice to reflect the findings in its guidance.