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Expert Opinion / Cases · March 02, 2021

Breast Cancer in Elderly

Dr. Kawyba, AAA


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  • Victor Acosta F.

    Mar 03, 2021

    brca testing, no

  • Susan Sadighi

    Mar 07, 2021

    I don't think BRCA testing could be a game-changer in this case. I prefer Oncotype as the Er is strongly positive and the patient age is seventy. I am not sure anthracycline would be the best choice.

  • Lee Schwartzberg

    Mar 09, 2021

    This patient should have complete metastatic workup with a CT Chest abdomen and pelvis and bone scan or PET/CT, due to at least stage III disease and possibility of contralateral axillary involvement. If negative, could consider neoadjuvant AC->T if excellent health and echo normal. Otherwise consider neoadjuvant TC x 6. Would not do oncotype if clinically N2 disease.

  • Jan 27, 2022

    Pending Moderator approval.

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