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How Old Is Our Observation Unit? A Review of Observation Patient Characteristics by Decade of Age

Background: Observation units are a growing destination for many patients with a variety of diagnoses.  The elderly represent a large part of the observation population, which will likely grow as baby-boomers age.  Those of advanced [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Geriatrics, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on How Old Is Our Observation Unit? A Review of Observation Patient Characteristics by Decade of Age

SURVIVAL AFTER ADJUVANT AND NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH TRIPLE NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER: A CLEVELAND CLINIC EXPERIENCE

Background: Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) comprises of approximately 15% of the total breast cancers. There is limited data on treatment outcome of these patients in elderly population. We report our experience with elderly patients [...]

By | 2018-03-15T20:51:00+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Geriatrics, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on SURVIVAL AFTER ADJUVANT AND NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH TRIPLE NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER: A CLEVELAND CLINIC EXPERIENCE