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Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma Care in the Elderly: Insights into the Generalizability of NCI Cancer Trials

Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma Care in the Elderly: Insights into the Generalizability of NCI... In this US population-based study, the decreased use of sarcoma-directed surgery in the elderly was only limited to those older than 85 years. The association between older age and increased cancer-related mortality deserves future investigation to carefully examine potential effects of undertreatment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcoma Care in the Elderly: Insights into the Generalizability of NCI Cancer Trials

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 by Society of Surgical Oncology
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgery ; Oncology ; Surgical Oncology
ISSN
1068-9265
eISSN
1534-4681
DOI
10.1245/s10434-010-1034-z
pmid
20354801
Publisher site
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Abstract

In this US population-based study, the decreased use of sarcoma-directed surgery in the elderly was only limited to those older than 85 years. The association between older age and increased cancer-related mortality deserves future investigation to carefully examine potential effects of undertreatment.

Journal

Annals of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Mar 31, 2010

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