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Improved survival of older patients with advanced breast cancer due to an increase in systemic treatments: a population-based study.

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Summary of "Improved survival of older patients with advanced breast cancer due to an increase in systemic treatments: a population-based study."

The number of older patients with breast cancer is rapidly increasing. A previous study showed that between 1990 and 2005, the survival of older patients with breast cancer did not improve in contrast to younger patients. In recent years, scientific evidence in the older age group has increased and specific guidelines for older women with breast cancer have been developed. The aim of this study was to assess changes in survival outcomes of older patients with breast cancer.

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Name: Breast cancer research and treatment
ISSN: 1573-7217
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