One of the largest studies to date comparing tumor histopathology, stage at diagnosis, and patterns of care between young patients and older adult patients found that patients aged 45 years or younger and those aged 75 years or older have similar probabilities of being diagnosed with de novo metastatic breast cancer (3.7% vs 3.5%, respectively). Percentages were similar to the overall population of patients with stage IV at diagnosis, regardless of age (3.3%).
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