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Retraction Note: breast cancer surgery in elderly patients: postoperative complications and survival

The Original Article was published on 08 October 2013

This article [1] has been retracted by the authors due to significant overlap with a previous publication [2]. Giuseppe Rengo and Gennaro Pagano were not involved in the study and were introduced into the author list by the corresponding author. All authors, including Giuseppe Rengo and Gennaro Pagano, have subsequently agree that they did not qualify for authorship. The remaining authors apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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  1. Rocco N, Rispoli C, Pagano G, Rengo G, Compagna R, Danzi M, et al.: Breast cancer surgery in elderly patients: postoperative complications and survival. BMC Surgery 2013,13(Suppl 2):S25. 10.1186/1471-2482-13-S2-S25

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  2. de Glas N, Kiderlen M, Bastiaannet E, de Craen AJM, van de Water W, van de Velde CJH, et al.: Postoperative complications and survival of elderly breast cancer patients: a FOCIS study analysis. Brest Cancer Res Treat 2013,138(2):561–9. 10.1007/s10549-013-2462-9

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Rocco, N., Rispoli, C., Rengo, G. et al. Retraction Note: breast cancer surgery in elderly patients: postoperative complications and survival. BMC Surg 15, 2 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2482-15-2

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