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Retraction Note: Undertreatment of breast cancer in the elderly

  • Nicola Rocco
  • Corrado Rispoli
  • Gennaro Pagano
  • Silvio Ascione
  • Rita Compagna
  • Michele Danzi
  • Antonello Accurso
  • Bruno Amato
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Retraction Note

This article [1] has been retracted by the authors due to significant overlap with a previous publication by Malik et al., 2013 [2]. Gennaro Pagano was not involved in the study and was introduced into the author list in error by the corresponding author. All authors, including Gennaro Pagano, have subsequently agreed that he did not qualify for authorship. The remaining authors apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Notes

The online version of the original article can be found at  10.1186/1471-2482-13-S2-S26.

References

  1. 1.
    Rocco N, Rispoli C, Pagano G, Ascione S, Compagna R, Danzi M, Accurso A, Amato B. Undertreatment of breast cancer in the elderly. BMC Surg. 2013;13 Suppl 2:S26. doi: 10.1186/1471-2482-13-S2-S26.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Malik MK, Tartter PI, Belfer R. Undertreated breast cancer in the elderly. J Cancer Epidemiol. 2013;2013:893104.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Rocco
    • 1
  • Corrado Rispoli
    • 2
  • Gennaro Pagano
    • 3
  • Silvio Ascione
    • 3
    • 4
  • Rita Compagna
    • 5
  • Michele Danzi
    • 5
  • Antonello Accurso
    • 5
  • Bruno Amato
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental SciencesUniversity of MilanMilanItaly
  2. 2.Department of General SurgeryCardinale Ascalesi Hospital - ASL NA1NaplesItaly
  3. 3.Department of Translational Medical SciencesUniversity “Federico II” of NaplesNaplesItaly
  4. 4.Private Practice, Palazzo Donn’AnnaNaplesItaly
  5. 5.Department of General, Geriatric, Oncologic Surgery and Advanced TechnologiesUniversity “Federico II” of NaplesNaplesItaly

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