Breast cancer care in old age: what we know, don't know, and do.

@article{Silliman1993BreastCC,
  title={Breast cancer care in old age: what we know, don't know, and do.},
  author={Rebecca A. Silliman and Lodovicco Balducci and James S Goodwin and Frederick F. Holmes and E A Elaine A Leventhal},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1993},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={190-9}
}
In this review of current pertinent literature from the fields of cancer epidemiology, oncology, health services research, and geriatrics, we describe the epidemiology and unique features of breast cancer and its victims in old age. In addition, we review the current evidence regarding treatment efficacy (i.e., beneficial under ideal circumstances) and effectiveness (i.e., beneficial under usual circumstances) in relation to primary tumor management and the use of adjuvant therapy in early… CONTINUE READING

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