Cancer and Leukemia Group B. A national (US) clinical research group sponsored by the NCI, with its central office headquartered at the University of Chicago and its statistical centre located at Duke University.
Overall, 22% of the women were deemed by investigators to be eligible for no radiotherapy because they fit the criteria laid out in the CALGB (Cancer and Leukemia Group B) 9493 study: age 70 years or older, with T1N0, estrogen receptor-positive disease.
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More recently, the predictive power of hypertension was evaluated in a retrospective analysis of the phase III CALGB 90206 study, which demonstrated that patients on bevacizumab plus interferon who developed grade [greater than or equal to] 2 hypertension had significantly greater progression-free survival and overall survival times than patients who did not develop hypertension .