Age-related patterns of care: evidence against ageism in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer.

@article{Guadagnoli1997AgerelatedPO,
  title={Age-related patterns of care: evidence against ageism in the treatment of early-stage breast cancer.},
  author={Edward Guadagnoli and Charles L. Shapiro and Jerry H. Gurwitz and Rebecca A. Silliman and Jane C. Weeks and Catherine Borbas and Stephen B. Soumerai},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={2338-44}
}
PURPOSE To assess whether the use of adjuvant systemic therapy in postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancer is influenced by patient age. METHODS A retrospective cohort study based on data collected from medical records and from patients and their surgeons was performed among 746 postmenopausal patients diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer at 30 hospitals located throughout Minnesota. The adjusted odds of receiving hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, and both hormonal therapy and… CONTINUE READING

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