Vol 9, Supplement 1 (January 2020): Translational Cancer Research (Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer in Advanced Age)

Review Article

Breast radiotherapy in elderly women: myths, controversies, and current techniques in the adjuvant setting
Ana Aurora Díaz Gavela, Blanca Vaquero Barrón, Elia del Cerro Peñalver, Felipe Couñago
Accelerated partial breast irradiation in elderly breast cancer patients
Igor Sirák, Miroslav Hodek, Pavel Jandík, Jakub Grepl, Petr Paluska, Jiří Petera
Partial breast irradiation: when less could be more
Alexandre Vasconcellos Alvim Ambrósio, Guilherme Rocha Melo Gondim, Murilo José Inocente Inácio, Antônio Cássio de Assis Pellizzon
The management of elderly patients with brain metastases from breast cancer
Henry Ruiz-Garcia, Lina Marenco-Hillembrand, Jennifer L. Peterson, Katherine Tzou, Timothy D. Malouff, Kaisorn L. Chaichana, Daniel M. Trifiletti, Laura Vallow
Post-mastectomy and post-breast conservation surgery pain syndrome: a review of etiologies, risk prediction, and trends in management
Victor E. Chen, Benjamin A. Greenberger, Zheng Shi, Shefali Gajjar, Wenyin Shi, Waleed F. Mourad, Weisi Yan
Stereotactic radiation therapy for breast cancer in the elderly
Pauline Jardel, Emmanuel Kammerer, Hugo Villeneuve, Juliette Thariat
The role of radiation therapy and systemic therapies in elderly with breast cancer
Valerio Nardone, Sara Falivene, Francesca Maria Giugliano, Marcella Gaetano, Pasqualina Giordano, Matteo Muto, Bruno Daniele, Cesare Guida
Palliative care access in the elderly metastatic breast cancer population: obstacles and opportunities
Taylor MacDonald, Vignesh Krishnan, William Alexander Wilson
Examining the evolving utility of 18FDG-PET/CT in breast cancer recurrence
Navid Djassemi, Shilpa Rampey, Juhi Motiani
Quality of life for elderly breast cancer patients: a new regard
Mohamed Abdelrahim Mahfouz, Mohammed Yahia Almaghrabi
Controversies of radiation therapy omission in elderly women with early stage invasive breast cancer
Ibrahim Abu-Gheida, Lubna Hammoudeh, Hikmat Abdel-Razeq
Radiation therapy for the elderly—change of concepts in breast cancer?
András Szigeti, Edit Szigeti, Aneta Grajda
Extreme weekly hypofractionation in breast cancer in elderly
Sonia Blanco Parajón, María Paz Pérez Payo, Aranzazu Iglesias Agüera, Maria Jesús Caminero Cuevas, Mercedes Canteli Castañón, Diana Alonso Sánchez, Germán José Juan Rijo
Treatment and patient related quality of life issues in elderly and very elderly breast cancer patients
Bengü Depboylu
Can elderly patients with low-risk breast cancer benefit from radiotherapy?
Claudio Fuentes-Sánchez, María Elena García-Morales, Carmen González-San Segundo
The role of proton beam therapy in the management of elderly breast cancer patients
Benjamin J. Rich, David Asher, Bosco Giap, Huan Giap
Radiotherapy in elderly patients with breast cancer: a literature review of acute and late toxicity
Alice Zamagni, Milly Buwenge, Ilario Ammendolia, Martina Ferioli, Anna Mandrioli, Alessio G. Morganti, Silvia Cammelli
Hypofractionated radiotherapy for elderly breast cancer patients: from early stages disease to local palliation for unresectable disease
Vimoj J. Nair, Jean Michel Caudrelier
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for oligometastatic breast cancer in elderly patients
Ignacio Morales-Orue, Juan Zafra-Martin, Laura Garcia, Rodolfo Chicas-Sett, Juan Castilla-Martinez, Maria Auxiliadora Cabezon, Javier Burgos, Marta Lloret, Pedro C. Lara
Adjuvant radiotherapy for low-risk early breast cancer in elderly women: evidence from randomized trials
Javier Burgos-Burgos, Beatriz Pinar-Sedeño, Laura García-Cabrera, Nieves Rodríguez-Ibarria, Auxiliadora Cabezón-Pons, Marta Lloret-Sáenz-Bravo, Elena Vicente-Rubio, Víctor Vega-Benítez, María Travieso-Aja, Pedro C. Lara
Altered fractionation in radiation therapy for breast cancer in the elderly: are we moving forward?
Valentina Pinzi, Laura Fariselli, Barbara Alicja Jereczek-Fossa
Older breast cancer undertreatment: unconscious bias to undertreat—potential role for the international geriatric radiotherapy group?
Nam P. Nguyen, Ulf Karlsson, Eromosele Oboite, Julio Alvarenga, Juan Godinez, Alice Zamagni, Micaela Motta, Satya Bose, Vincent Vinh-Hung
Pros and cons of radiotherapy omission in elderly breast cancer patients following breast conservative surgery
Ícaro T. Carvalho, Ana C. P. Rezende, Renata J. C. Bernardo

Disclosure:

The supplement “Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer in Advanced Age” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Cancer Research without any sponsorship or funding. Vincent Vinh-Hung and Nam P Nguyen served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the supplement.