Patient and tumour characteristics, management, and age-specific survival in women with breast cancer in the East of England

@inproceedings{Ali2011PatientAT,
  title={Patient and tumour characteristics, management, and age-specific survival in women with breast cancer in the East of England},
  author={Abdel Meguid Ali and D C Greenberg and Gordon C. Wishart and Paul P. D. Pharoah},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2011}
}
Background:Breast cancer relative survival (BCRS), which compares the observed survival of women with breast cancer with the expected survival of women for the whole population of the same age, time period, and geographical region, tends to be poorer in older women, but the reasons for this are not clear. We examined the influence of patient and tumour characteristics, and treatment on BCRS to see whether these could explain the age-specific effect.Methods:Data for 14 048 female breast cancer… CONTINUE READING

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