Treating breast cancer in the elderly

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Published: 29 Nov 2019
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Dr Kwok-Leung Cheung - Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK

Dr Kwok-Leung Cheung speaks to ecancer at the SIOG 2019 meeting in Geneva about the occurrence of breast cancer in elderly patients.

Dr Cheung explains that these patients are commonly diagnosed late and the challenges associated with early, operable primary breast cancer.

He also describes his work, which focuses on finding the optimal treatment for these patients to avoid over- and under-treatment.

This service has been kindly supported by unrestricted grants from Janssen Oncology and Sanofi Genzyme.