Author | Ellen Jones, MD, PhD

Articles

Management of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer in Older Patients: How Is It Different?

February 15, 2018

In this review, we will discuss the role of geriatric assessment, alternative treatment modalities for older women with triple-negative breast cancer, and other special considerations for this patient population.

Hypofractionation for Breast Cancer: Lessons Learned From Our Neighbors to the North and Across the Pond

June 15, 2014

In this review we discuss the rationale and underlying radiobiologic concepts for hypofractionation, and review the clinical trials and ASTRO guidelines supporting hypofractionated radiation in the treatment of breast cancer.

Adjuvant Therapy of Breast Cancer in Women 70 Years of Age and Older: Tough Decisions, High Stakes

September 12, 2012

In this review we will discuss how to evaluate older breast cancer patients, including estimating survival, defining functional limitations, and providing guidelines for optimal adjuvant therapies.