Burt M Peterson

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PURPOSE There are few data on sequelae of breast cancer treatments in older women. We evaluated posttreatment quality of life and satisfaction in a national population. PATIENTS AND METHODS Telephone surveys were conducted with a random cross-sectional sample of 1,812 Medicare beneficiaries 67 years of age and older who were 3, 4, and 5 years(More)
BACKGROUND There are few data on the long-term sequelae of axillary dissection among older breast carcinoma patients. We describe the impact of axillary dissection in a cohort of older women. METHODS A longitudinal cohort of 571 patients with Stage 1 and 2 breast carcinoma, 67 years and older, diagnosed between 1995 and 1997 from 29 hospitals in five(More)
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