Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 21st, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, "Elderly patients are more likely to present with locally advanced breast cancer than younger patients. Furthermore, due to the accelerated aging of the western population, the incidence of breast cancer in this population is expected to steadily rise in the coming decades."
"So far, no guidelines are available for the management of octogenarian patients presenting with inoperable disease, what frequently results in a dilemma for the treating...
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