Is adjuvant hypofractionated radiotherapy appropriate for elderly patients with breast cancer?

  • Abram Recht
  • Published 2005 in Nature Clinical Practice Oncology

Abstract

BACKGROUND Although elderly patients have more favorable prognostic factors, late diagnosis, comorbidities leading to undertreatment, and lack of data regarding cancer treatment in this population because of poor representation in clinical trials, may affect their management. A hypofractionated once-weekly radiotherapy regimen has been developed for… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncponc0166

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