Breast Cancer Articles

First Multilingual App for Breast Exam Aims to Improve Early Cancer Detection
Pink Luminous Advocacy Project's Breast Awareness app is the first multilingual, unisex breast self-examination application.
Dejan Juric, MD, discusses the significance of the alpelisib approval and the importance of developing a plan for the management of adverse events.
Although hormonal manipulation was an established part of breast cancer treatment long before the underlying biology of the disease was characterized, advancements in the understanding of estrogen receptor signaling are rapidly changing the therapeutic landscape.
Leticia Varella, MD, discusses the progression of available treatments in hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer.
Top Breast Cancer Oncologists Highlight Their Ongoing Research
Experts from Emory University School of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, highlight the exciting research being conducted at their respective institutions.  
Encequidar Plus Oral Paclitaxel Increases Response Over IV Paclitaxel in Breast Cancer
The combination of encequidar and oral paclitaxel improved the overall response rate compared with IV paclitaxel in patients with metastatic breast cancer.
Genomic Assays Answer Adjuvant Questions in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Alan B. Astrow, MD, discusses the latest efforts to personalize patient care in early-stage, HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer.
CDK4/6 Inhibitors Showing Survival Gains in Metastatic HR+ Breast Cancer
Payal D. Shah, MD, discusses the paradigm shift in metastatic HR-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer, now largely defined by the use of CDK4/6 inhibitors.
IMpassion130 Trial Takes Immunotherapy to Forefront of TNBC
Eleni Andreopoulou, MD, discusses the impact of the IMpassion130 trial on TNBC treatment and the use of immunotherapy in this patient population.
Genetic Variant Causes Susceptibility to TNBC in African Subpopulations
Lisa Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO, highlights the history and ongoing research of the genotype causing predisposition to TNBC in African-American women.
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