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Breast Cancer in Elderly Women

  • BBSG – Brazilian Breast Study Group
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Abstract

Elderly patients are more likely to receive incomplete treatment for breast cancer because they generally present with physical comorbidities that may limit cancer treatment. In addition, cancer in this group tends to be less aggressive and life expectancy is consequently lower.

Keywords

Older patient Management Performance status Chemotherapy Axillary surgery 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • BBSG – Brazilian Breast Study Group
    • 1
  1. 1.BBSGSao PauloBrazil

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