Clinical Trials (PDQ®)
Phase III Randomized Study of Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal or Perimenopausal Women With Prior Stage 0-II Breast Cancer. Note: The information about this trial has not been updated by the sponsor/principal investigator/lead organization. Cancer.gov cannot verify the accuracy of the information.
|Phase III||Supportive care||Closed||Not specified||Other||ROC-HABITS|
EORTC-10992, IBCSG-17-98, SBG-HABITS, EU-98077, NCT00003771
Hormone replacement therapy is effective for relieving symptoms of menopause. It is not yet known if hormone replacement therapy increases the risk of breast cancer recurrence in women previously treated for early stage breast cancer.
- Menopausal or perimenopausal
- No evidence of breast cancer
- No hormone replacement therapy begun after breast cancer diagnosis
- Not receiving hormone therapy other than tamoxifen or toremifene
- For more information about the eligibility criteria for this trial, refer to the Health Professional version.
Final eligibility for a clinical trial is determined by the health professionals conducting the trial.
Patients will be randomly assigned to either receive daily hormone replacement therapy by mouth or nonhormonal therapy, such as drug therapy, counseling, exercise, or acupuncture. Treatment may continue for as long as benefit is shown. Quality of life will be assessed three times during the study and every 2 years thereafter. Patients will be evaluated at 3 and 6 months, every 6 months until year 3, and once a year thereafter.
For more details about this trial, refer to the Health Professional version of the trial summary.
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Trial Lead Organizations
Regional Oncologic Center
|Lars Holmberg, MD, PhD, Protocol chair|
Scandinavian Breast Group
|Jonas Bergh, MD, PhD, Protocol chair|
International Breast Cancer Study Group
|C. Rageth, MD, PD, Protocol chair|
European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer
|Janusz Jaskiewicz, MD, Protocol chair|
|Official Title||Protocol for Randomized Clinical Study Concerning Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT) After Previous Radical Breast Cancer Treatment|
|Trial Start Date||1997-09-17|
|Registered in ClinicalTrials.gov||NCT00003771|
|Date Submitted to PDQ||1999-02-05|
|Information Last Verified||2001-07-06|