Omission of axillary staging in elderly patients with early stage breast cancer impacts regional control but not survival: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Liang2017OmissionOA,
  title={Omission of axillary staging in elderly patients with early stage breast cancer impacts regional control but not survival: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Shuyin Liang and Julie Hallet and Jory S. Simpson and Andrea C. Tricco and Adena Sarah Scheer},
  journal={Journal of geriatric oncology},
  year={2017},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={140-147}
}
INTRODUCTION Management of early breast cancer in the elderly population is challenging due to different breast cancer biology and limited tolerance to aggressive treatments. The aim of this study is to evaluate whether the omission of axillary staging impacts breast cancer outcomes in elderly patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS A systematic review and meta… CONTINUE READING