ObjectivesThe number of elderly patients with breast cancer isincreasing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate theoutcome of treatment of elderly women with breast cancer.We have explored the clinical and biologic characteristicsof a group of patients aged 65 years and over affectedwith breast cancer. We have also identified specific subsetsof elderly patients with breast cancer who have survivalsimilar to that expected in the general population irrespectiveof disease status.

ObjectivesThe number of elderly patients with breast cancer isincreasing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate theoutcome of treatment of elderly women with breast cancer.We have explored the clinical and biologic characteristicsof a group of patients aged 65 years and over affectedwith breast cancer. We have also identified specific subsetsof elderly patients with breast cancer who have survivalsimilar to that expected in the general population irrespectiveof disease status.

Treatment of breast cancer in elderly patients

COSTA, Salvatore Domenico;TRACIA, Angelo;CAGLIA', Pietro;C. AMODEO
2009

Abstract

ObjectivesThe number of elderly patients with breast cancer isincreasing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate theoutcome of treatment of elderly women with breast cancer.We have explored the clinical and biologic characteristicsof a group of patients aged 65 years and over affectedwith breast cancer. We have also identified specific subsetsof elderly patients with breast cancer who have survivalsimilar to that expected in the general population irrespectiveof disease status.
ObjectivesThe number of elderly patients with breast cancer isincreasing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate theoutcome of treatment of elderly women with breast cancer.We have explored the clinical and biologic characteristicsof a group of patients aged 65 years and over affectedwith breast cancer. We have also identified specific subsetsof elderly patients with breast cancer who have survivalsimilar to that expected in the general population irrespectiveof disease status.
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