Comparison of primary and secondary breast cancers in adolescents and young adults.

@article{Sadler2015ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of primary and secondary breast cancers in adolescents and young adults.},
  author={Claire Sadler and Melanie Goldfarb},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={121 8},
  pages={
          1295-302
        }
}
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients (ages 15-39) and may develop de novo or in patients previously treated for cancer. This study compares the demographic, tumor, treatment characteristics, and overall survival (OS) of primary versus secondary (SMN) breast cancer in female AYAs. METHODS All cases of invasive female AYA breast cancer in the 1998-2010 American College of Surgeons National Cancer Database were divided into 2… CONTINUE READING
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