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Budget Pressure Puts High-Profile Study in Doubt

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Science  16 Mar 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5818, pp. 1477
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5818.1477

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A budget crunch has delayed and could scuttle a major U.S. cancer-prevention trial set to begin in April. The $100 million experiment aims to compare a new drug, letrozole, to older pills for preventing breast cancer in women after menopause. (Read more.)