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British researchers say that American trial was stopped prematurely

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7139.1185e (Published 18 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1185

British researchers criticised the early release of details from the breast cancer prevention trial and said that the American scientists had acted prematurely in stopping the trial, writes Jacqui Wise.

The researchers in the British based international breast cancer intervention study (IBIS) said that the American results were encouraging but had not answered the fundamental question of …

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