Biological characteristics of oestrogen receptor positive early operable primary breast cancer in the elderly.

@article{Ying2006BiologicalCO,
  title={Biological characteristics of oestrogen receptor positive early operable primary breast cancer in the elderly.},
  author={M. W. L. Ying and Anthony R. Green and Amit Agrawal and Claire E Paish and D. A. L. Morgan and Ian O. Ellis and Kwok Leung Cheung},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 18\_suppl},
  pages={10739}
}
  • M. Ying, A. Green, K. Cheung
  • Published 20 June 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
10739 Background: Over half of breast cancer are diagnosed at >65 years and increasingly more are diagnosed in the elderly population. However little is known about their biological characteristics, which may be important in therapeutic strategies such as selecting endocrine agents as primary, neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy. We report the pattern of oestrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PgR) and HER2 status in a cohort of elderly patients with primary breast cancer (PBC). METHODS…