Prescribing tamoxifen in primary care for the prevention of breast cancer: a national online survey of GPs’ attitudes Samuel G Smith, Robbie Foy, Jennifer A McGowan, Lindsay C Kobayashi, Andrea DeCensi, Karen Brown, Lucy Side, Jack Cuzick Br J Gen Pract 2017; 67 (659): e414-e427. DOI: 10.3399/bjgp17X689377
Uptake was 39.9% in the control group and 40.5% in the intervention group. Uptake did not differ significantly between groups for the whole study population of older adults (adjusted odds ratio (OR) 1.03, 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.94–1.12; P =0.56) but did vary between the groups for first-time invitees (uptake was 34.9% in the control and 40.5% in the intervention; adjusted OR 1.29, 95% CI 1.04–1.58; P =0.02). We performed a randomised controlled trial across 141 general practices in London.
Background The cancer strategy for England (2015-2020) recommends GPs prescribe tamoxifen for breast cancer primary prevention among women at increased risk. Aim To investigate GPs' attitudes towards prescribing tamoxifen. Design and setting In an online survey, GPs in England, Northern Ireland, and Wales ( n = 928) were randomised using a 2 × 2 between-subjects design to read one of four vignettes describing a healthy patient seeking a tamoxifen prescription.
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