|Outcomes at 12 months||NCMI||Usual care||RBI (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.|
|†Treatment received ⩽6 months after diagnosis.|
|‡Assessed 2 months after surgery.|
|Breast conserving surgery†||29%||19%||52% (3 to 127)||11 (6 to 160)|
|Radiation therapy†||36%||19%||87% (30 to 172)||6 (4 to 14)|
|Normal arm function‡||93%||84%||10% (2 to 20)||12 (7 to 55)|
|“Had a real choice” in treatment‡||82%||70%||18% (4 to 34)||9 (5 to 31)|
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