Clinicopathological features of patients with breast cancer aged 70 years or over

Aytekin A., Karatas F., Sahin S., Erdem G. U., Altundag K.

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.22, no.1, pp.200-207, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.200-207
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The risk of breast cancer (BC) increases in parallel with increasing age. Despite the increased disease burden in elderly patients, there is still a great uncertainty regarding "how to manage" BC in aging-population. The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinicopathological features and treatment approaches of patients with BC aged 70 years or over.