Octogenarian patients with colorectal cancer: Characterizing an emerging clinical entity
Hadar Goldvaser, Irit Ben-Aharon, Ofer Purim, Yulia Kundel, Aaron Sulkes, Baruch Brenner, Institute of Oncology, Davidoff Cancer Center, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva 4941492, Israel
Hadar Goldvaser, Noa Katz Shroitman, Irit Ben-Aharon, Ofer Purim, Yulia Kundel, Daniel Shepshelovich, Aaron Sulkes, Baruch Brenner, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 64239, Israel
Hadar Goldvaser, Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto M5G 0A4, Canada
Daniel Shepshelovich, Department of Medicine A, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva 4941492, Israel
Tzippy Shochat, Statistical Consulting Unit, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva 4941492, Israel
Author contributions: Goldvaser H and Brenner B contributed to study conception and design of the study; Goldvaser H, Katz Shroitman N, Ben-Aharon I, Purim O and Kundel Y contributed to data acquisition; Goldvaser H, Shepshelovich D, Shochat T, Sulkes A and Brenner B contribued to analysis and interpretation of data; Goldvaser H, Katz Shroitman N and Brenner B drafted the article; Ben-Aharon I, Purim O, Kundel Y, Shespshelovich D, Shochat T and Sulkes A made critical revisions related to important intellectual content of the manuscript; Goldvaser H, Katz Shroitman N, Ben-Aharon I, Purim O, Kundel Y, Shespshelovich D, Shochat T, Sulkes A and Brenner B approved the version of the article to be published.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by our institutional review board (No. of approval RMC 0644-13).
Informed consent statement: As this was a retrospective study, informed consent was not required.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the Authors have no conflict of interest related to the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Hadar Goldvaser, MD, Davidoff Cancer Center, Beilinson Hospital, Rabin Medical Center, 39 Jabotinski Street, Petach Tikva 4941492, Israel. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: November 10, 2016
Peer-review started: November 10, 2016
First decision: December 19, 2016
Revised: December 26, 2016
Accepted: January 11, 2017
Article in press: January 11, 2017
Published online: February 28, 2017