TABLE II

Number (percentage) of patients receiving each type of treatment by age*

AgeLumpectomyMastectomyTamoxifenRadiotherapyChemotherapy
>50 (n=86)60(71)17(20)45(52)75(87)32(37)
50-69 (n=181)109(60)44(24)163(90)143(79)20(11)
>=70 (n=67)30(45)18(27)64(96)28(42)4(6)
All ages (n=334) 199(60)79(24)272(81)246(74)56(17)
P value for trend 0.00120.29490.00000.00000.0000
  • *Lumpectomy and mastectomy are mutually exclusive, but many women received more than one type of treatment.