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Store Procedure - Loop through data

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I have a very simple question regarding the SQL Server store procedure syntax.

I have a query that returns a set of data:
select myfield from mytable.

I want to execute that query and loop through the data set.

I tried:

declare
@results varchar(10)
select @results=myfield
from mytable

It fails obviously, because I expect over 100s of rows.

Could you post an example hot to accept a data set and loop through it ?

Thanks,
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Never use a cursor use the table variable
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