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December 1, 2006

Numerical Error in Text in: Treatment of Elderly Breast Cancer Patients in a Community Hospital Setting

Arch Surg. 2006;141(12):1245. doi:10.1001/archsurg.141.12.1245

Numerical Error in Text. In the Original Article by Litvak and Arora titled, “Treatment of Elderly Breast Cancer Patients in a Community Hospital Setting,” published in the October issue of the ARCHIVES (2006;141:985-990), the first paragraph in the second column on page 986 contained an incorrect percentage. The fourth sentence should have read as follows: More importantly, mammography was largely used as an adjunct to the physical examination; mammography detected occult disease in only 54% of all patients and 38% of patients aged 80 years and older (P<.001).

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