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Cancer in the oldest old

Cancer in the oldest old

Mechanisms of Ageing and Development 126(2): 263-267

Our previous work revealed that 88% of centenarians delay or escape the age-related lethal diseases cardiac disease, stroke and diabetes. In the cases of those having a history of cancer we have observed anecdotes of centenarians presenting with large primary tumors that would have otherwise been expected to have metastasized and to have been lethal. However, these tumors were removed without consequence.

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PMID: 15621206

DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.1999.tb07249.x

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