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Screening-relevant age threshold of 70 years and older is a stronger determinant for the choice of adjuvant treatment in breast cancer patients than tumor biology

Inwald, EC, Ortmann, O, Koller, M, Zeman, F, Hofstädter, F, Evert, M, Brockhoff, G and Klinkhammer-Schalke, M (2017) Screening-relevant age threshold of 70 years and older is a stronger determinant for the choice of adjuvant treatment in breast cancer patients than tumor biology. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 163 (1), pp. 119-130.

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Abstract

The 70-year threshold determines whether patients are eligible or not for the breast cancer screening program in Germany. It is not known whether this age threshold also influences the choice of adjuvant treatment and ultimate outcome. 3463 patients were analyzed from the clinical cancer registry Regensburg (Germany) with primary, non-metastatic invasive breast cancer diagnosed between 2000 and ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2017
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe (Schwerpunkt Frauenheilkunde)
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe (Schwerpunkt Geburtshilfe)
Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Pathologie
Medicine > Zentren des Universitätsklinikums Regensburg > Tumorzentrum e.V.
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10.1007/s10549-017-4151-6DOI
Keywords:RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIAL; POPULATION-BASED COHORT; ELDERLY-PATIENTS; PRIMARY THERAPY; FOLLOW-UP; WOMEN; CHEMOTHERAPY; TRASTUZUMAB; SUBTYPES; MANAGEMENT; Tumor biological subtypes; Breast cancer; Mammography screening; Elderly patients; Cancer registry; Overall survival
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:39066
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