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Mortality impact of less-than-standard therapy in older breast cancer patients.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
1072-7515
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
206
Issue
1
Pages
66–75
Identifiers
PMID: 18155570
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our findings indicate that older women receiving BCS alone have higher rates of breast cancer death than those receiving BCS + RT or mastectomy and that the survival benefit from tamoxifen increases with increasing duration of treatment.

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