Incidence and treatments of DCIS in octogenarians: grade matters

Incidence and treatments of DCIS in octogenarians: grade matters Breast Cancer Res Treat (2017) 165:403–409 DOI 10.1007/s10549-017-4330-5 EPIDEMIOLOGY 1 2 1 • • Erin P. Ward Anna Weiss Sarah L. Blair Received: 26 May 2017 / Accepted: 1 June 2017 / Published online: 12 June 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract survival benefit for all patients over 80, it does provide a Purpose The purpose of this study is to better characterize significant survival benefit for patients with high grade the current incidence and treatment patterns of DCIS in DCIS. Our results suggest that perhaps the biology of the women greater than 80 years of age ([80) and to evaluate DCIS, not the age of the patient should direct who warrants the effect of grade on treatment efficacy. treatment. Methods Retrospective observational study of women diagnosed with single primary DCIS from 2000 to 2012 in Keywords Ductal carcinoma in situ  Elderly  High SEER. Statistics including incidence, multivariable Cox grade  Surveillance  Epidemiology and end results proportional hazards model and subset analysis were Surgery performed. Results 42,899 female patients with DCIS were identified, Abbreviations 2566 (5.98%) were[80. Incidence of DCIS in the less than SEER Surveillance, epidemiology and end results 80 (\80) cohort was 8 Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Springer Journals

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