Treatment Outcomes for Female Octogenarians with Breast Cancer

Susann, Phillip; Susann, Phillip W.; Ackerman, Stewart; Gibbons, Rick; Hermann, Kellee; Kuhn, Phyllis
May 1999
American Surgeon;May1999, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p399
Academic Journal
Provides information on a study regarding the treatment outcomes of minor surgery versus extensive treatment in octogenarians with breast cancer. Reoccurrence rate of the disease; Disease-free interval rate; Mortality rate of the disease.


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