The Treatment of Primary Breast Cancer in Older Women With Adjuvant Therapy: A Retrospective Analysis of Data From Over 3000 Patients From the PATH Biobank, With Two-Year Follow-up.

  title={The Treatment of Primary Breast Cancer in Older Women With Adjuvant Therapy: A Retrospective Analysis of Data From Over 3000 Patients From the PATH Biobank, With Two-Year Follow-up.},
  author={Elke Peters and Tobias Anzeneder and Christian Jackisch and Thomas Dimpfl and Georg Kunz and Alexander Katalinic and Annika Waldmann},
  journal={Deutsches Arzteblatt international},
  volume={112 35-36},
BACKGROUND Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in Germany. Mortality from breast cancer has declined over the past 15 years, but less so in women aged 70 or older than in younger women. The discrepancy might be explained by age-related differences in treatment. METHODS Data from the Patients' Tumor Bank of Hope (PATH) database of women who underwent adjuvant treatment for the treatment of an invasive primary tumor without distant metastases (year of diagnosis, 2006-2011) were… Expand
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