Sophie Marilier

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A large proportion of women with breast cancer (BC) are elderly. However, there is a lack of information regarding BC prognostic factors and care in this population. The aims of this study were to assess the prognostic factors of relative survival (RS) among women with BC aged ≥ 75 years old and to identify the predictive factors of treatments administered(More)
BACKGROUND Achromobacter xylosoxidans (AX) is a non-fermentative aerobic gram-negative bacillus. It is an opportunistic pathogen and the causative agent of various infections. We report an original case of late posttraumatic meningitis due to AX denitrificans. CASE REPORT An 83-year-old man was hospitalized for acute headache, nausea and vomiting. The(More)
AIM The present study aimed to describe treatments, relative survival and prognostic factors in breast cancer patients according to age. METHODS All women with primary invasive breast cancer, diagnosed from 1998 to 2009 in the department of Côte d'Or, were retrospectively selected. Variations in treatments administered according to age (<50 years, 50-74(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the perceived burden and the quality of life (QoL) at 3 and 6months of the primary caregiver (PC) of patients aged 70 and over suffering from cancer and the predictors of QoL in this population. METHODS In this prospective observational study, 98 patients aged 70 and older with cancer and 96 PCs were included between 01/06/2014 and(More)
OBJECTIVE We assessed the interest of the geriatric oncology (GO) consultation (GOC) among general practitioners (GPs). MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a survey among GPs whose patients had had a GOC in 2012. A questionnaire was sent to GPs. The 1st part collected GPs' characteristics including medical education in geriatrics and GO, and knowledge of(More)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may include rare extra-articular manifestations, and particularly cardiopulmonary involvement. We report a 83-year-old woman, with RA, who presented with both pulmonary and heart failures that were related to the RA, resulting from the presence of mediastinal and axillary lymph nodes, and pleural and pericardial effusions. This was(More)
Studies have shown that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are associated with brain, cardiovascular, and immune function, as well as physical performance and bone health in older adults. So far, few studies have investigated the associations between PUFA status and performance-based tests of physical function. The objective of this study was to(More)
AIM To study the tolerance and the efficiency of FOLFIRINOX in elderly patients diagnosed with colorectal or pancreatic cancer. METHODS This retrospective study included elderly patients aged over 70 years of age treated at Georges-Francois Leclerc Center by FOLFIRINOX for histological proved colorectal or pancreatic cancer between January 2009 and(More)
Hypertension constitutes a recognized risk factor of vascular dementia but also of Alzheimer-type dementia. Various longitudinal studies showed that midlife blood pressure level is one of the factors conditioning the onset of dementia syndrome in late life. The high risk of dementia is linked to leukoaraiosis, vascular rigidity, microcirculation disorders,(More)