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Five in six women reject drugs that could reduce their risk of breast cancer

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 09 December 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6650
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1The BMJ

Five in six women who are at increased risk of breast cancer turn down drugs that can reduce their chances of developing the disease, a study published in the Annals of Oncology has found.1

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London, UK, collected data from 26 international studies including more than 21 000 women of all ages who were at increased risk of developing breast cancer. The women in these …

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