Breast Cancer Articles

Atezolizumab Approval Sets Stage for Future Drug Development in TNBC
Mariana Chavez Mac Gregor, MD, MSc, discussex recent shifts in the treatment of patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.
Olaparib Approved in Europe for <em>BRCA</em>+ Breast Cancer
The European Commission has approved olaparib (Lynparza) for the treatment of adult patients with germline BRCA1/2-mutant, HER2-negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer.
ACP Releases Breast Cancer Screening Guidance Statements for Asymptomatic, Average-Risk Women
For women at average risk for breast cancer who are between the ages of 40 and 49 years, clinicians should have a personalized approach on whether their patients should be screened with mammography prior to the age of 50.
Breast Cancer Leaders Reflect on Progress
This year we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of our flagship publication OncologyLive. To mark the occasion, we are asking oncology leaders to reflect on the tremendous progress made in cancer research and practice over the past 2 decades. 
The FDA has expanded the approval of palbociclib capsules in combination with endocrine therapy for male patients with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer.
Surgery Linked With Improved OS in HER2+ Advanced Breast Cancer
Primary tumor surgery for patients with stage IV HER2-positive breast cancer is associated with an improvement in overall survival, according to results of a retrospective cohort review presented at the 2019 AACR Annual Meeting.
T-VEC Plus Chemo Hits High pCR Rate in TNBC
A majority of patients with large triple-negative breast tumors achieved pathologic complete response when treated with the viral oncolytic talimogene laherparepvec plus neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Fulvestrant/Anastrozole Combo Improves Survival in Metastatic HR+ Breast Cancer
The frontline combination of fulvestrant and anastrozole resulted in a sustained benefit in progression-free survival and a significant improvement in overall survival compared with anastrozole alone in patients with postmenopausal, HR–positive metastatic breast cancer, according to long-term results of the SWOG S0226 trial.
Promising Findings Pave Way for Patients With TNBC
Although it has been difficult to identify a specific target for triple-negative breast cancer, several therapeutic classes are showing great promise.
FDA Proposes Policy Changes to Improve Mammography Quality Standards
The FDA has proposed amendments to key policies to modernize breast cancer screening and improve mammography services, in order to enable healthcare providers and patients to make more informed medical decisions
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