Article Abstract

Quality of life for elderly breast cancer patients: a new regard

Authors: Mohamed Abdelrahim Mahfouz, Mohammed Yahia Almaghrabi


The elderly are considered less tolerant to cancer management, most oncologists are not optimistic about clinical outcome and toxicity profile following of elderly cancer patients’ treatment. The use of the quality of life assessment may base the decision to treat breast cancer patients on more factors than just their ‘age’ alone. Our aim in this review is to address the quality-of-life (QoL) assessment importance on elderly breast cancer population who are treated with anticancer modalities.