Causes of death and relative survival of older women after a breast cancer diagnosis.

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PURPOSE To understand the impact of breast cancer on older women's survival, we compared survival of older women diagnosed with breast cancer with matched controls. METHODS Using the linked 1992 to 2003 Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) -Medicare data set, we identified women age 67 years or older who were newly diagnosed with ductal… (More)
DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2010.33.0472

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