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What does IBCSG stand for?

IBCSG stands for International Breast Cancer Study Group


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Over a median of eight years of follow-up, women who were assigned to receive five years of letrozole after surgery had an 18 percent reduced risk of relapse and a 21 percent reduced risk of death compared with those assigned to receive tamoxifen," said Professor Richard Gelber, Director of the International Breast Cancer Study Group (IBCSG) Statistical and Data Management Centre at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA.
; on behalf of BIG 1-98 Collaborative Group and International Breast Cancer Study Group, Berne, Switzerland Annals of Oncology, 2007, epub ahead of print It is hoped that when the results of the sequential arms of the Breast International Group (BIG) 1-98 trial in comparison to immediate letrozole are known, it will become clear whether immediate aromatase inhibitor or sequential tamoxifen followed by aromatase inhibitor is the preferable approach.