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Treatment of breast cancer in the elderly: a prospective, population-based Swiss study

Published inJournal of geriatric oncology, vol. 4, no. 1, p. 39-47
Publication date2013
Abstract

The primary objective of this population-based study is to describe the patterns of care of elderly patients with breast cancer (BC), and evaluate potential causative factors for the decrease in BC-specific survival (BCSS) in the elderly.

Keywords
  • Age Distribution
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Breast Neoplasms/mortality/therapy
  • Early Detection of Cancer
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy/mortality
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Switzerland/epidemiology
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JOERGER, M et al. Treatment of breast cancer in the elderly: a prospective, population-based Swiss study. In: Journal of geriatric oncology, 2013, vol. 4, n° 1, p. 39–47. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2012.08.002
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