Quality of life in elderly patients with localized breast cancer treated with radiotherapy. A prospective study.

@article{Arraras2016QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in elderly patients with localized breast cancer treated with radiotherapy. A prospective study.},
  author={Juan Ignacio Arraras and Ana Manterola and Gemma As{\'i}n and Jos{\'e} Juan Illarramendi and Susana de la Cruz and Berta Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez and Josu Delfrade and Esteban Salgado and Ux{\'u}e Zarandona and Koldo I{\~n}aki Cambra and R Vera and Miguel Angel Dom{\'i}nguez},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2016},
  volume={26},
  pages={46-53}
}
PURPOSE There is a debate on the role of adjuvant Radiotherapy (RT) in elderly breast cancer patients. The aim is to study Quality of Life (QL) throughout the treatment and follow-up periods in early stages breast cancer patients who have started radiotherapy, and to compare the QL of axillary surgery groups. METHODS 173 patients, ≥65 years completed the EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ-BR23, and the Interview for Deterioration in Daily Living Activities in Dementia(IDDD) questionnaires three times… CONTINUE READING

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