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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 123-126

Practical consensus recommendations regarding the management of hormone receptor positive early breast cancer in elderly women


1 Department of Medical Oncology, KMIO, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Surgical Oncology, Max Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Radiation Oncology, Max Hospital, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Medical Oncology, Sarvodaya Hospital, Faridabad, Haryana, India
5 Department of Radiation Oncology, Ram Murti Medical College, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
6 Department of Medical Oncology, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
7 Department of Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
8 Department of Radiation Oncology, RGCI, New Delhi, India
9 Department of Medical Oncology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
10 Department of Oncology, Shalby Cancer and Research Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Govind Babu
Department of Medical Oncology, KMIO, Bengaluru, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/sajc.sajc_117_18

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Breast cancer is a leading cause of death among women, and its incidence increases with age. Currently the treatment of breast cancer in older patients is almost identical to their younger counterparts. This expert group used data from published literature, practical experience and opinion of a large group of academic oncologists to arrive at these practical consensus recommendations for the benefit of community oncologists regarding the management of early breast cancer specifically in elderly women.


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