Breast Cancer | Specialty

The OncLive Breast Cancer condition center page is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights on various types of breast cancer, including those that are triple negative, hormone receptor positive, and/or HER2 positive. This page features news articles, interviews in written and video format, and podcasts that focus on treatment advances and ongoing research in breast cancer.


Continuous Chemotherapy Improves TTF But Not OS in ER+/HER2- Advanced Breast Cancer

September 28th 2022

Vinorelbine plus cyclophosphamide and capecitabine led to a significant improvement in time to treatment failure compared with paclitaxel alone in patients with estrogen receptor–positive, HER2-negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer.

Pyrotinib Plus Trastuzumab/Docetaxel Prolongs PFS in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

September 28th 2022

The addition of pyrotinib to trastuzumab and docetaxel significantly improved progression-free survival vs trastuzumab/docetaxel alone in patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer.

Institutional Perspectives in Cancer: Breast Cancer, Chaired by Megan Kruse, MD

September 28th 2022

Institutional Perspectives in Cancer: Breast Cancer, Chaired by Megan Kruse, MD

T-DXd in HER2+ Gastric Cancer: Managing Neutropenia and Other AEs

September 22nd 2022

Focused discussion on the management of antibody drug conjugate–related adverse events in gastric cancer, with a focus on neutropenia.

First- and Second-Line Treatment Options for HER2+ Gastric Cancer

September 22nd 2022

A broad overview of the treatment armamentarium for patients receiving first- or second-line therapy for HER2+ gastric cancer.

Zanidatamab Zovodotin Showcases Promising Safety, Activity in HER2+ Solid Cancers

September 21st 2022

Zanidatamab zovodotin was found to produce encouraging responses and to have a manageable toxicity profile when used as a monotherapy in heavily pretreated patients with HER2-positive solid cancers.

Future Treatment Strategies for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

September 19th 2022

Closing out his discussion on the management of metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, Aditya Bardia, MD, MPH, considers future treatment strategies that may improve outcomes for patients.

First-Line Treatment for Metastatic TNBC: Pembrolizumab + Chemotherapy

September 19th 2022

Comprehensive insight on use of first-line pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy in patients diagnosed with metastatic TNBC based on results from the KEYNOTE-355 trial.

Dr. Bhatt on the Investigation of Trastuzumab Deruxtecan in HER2-Low Breast Cancer

September 16th 2022

Ruchi Bhatt, DO, discusses the investigation of trastuzumab deruxtecan in HER2-low breast cancer.

Dr. Anne on the Practice-Changing Data of DESTINY-Breast04 in HER2-Low Breast Cancer

September 16th 2022

Madhurima Anne, MD, discusses the practice-changing data of the phase 3 DESTINY-Breast04 trial in patients with HER2-low breast cancer.

Patient Profile 3: A Patient with HER2+ Gastric Cancer Treated With T-DXd–who Develops Neutropenia

September 15th 2022

Centering discussion on a patient profile of HER2+ gastric cancer, experts in oncology discuss the occurrence of neutropenia with trastuzumab deruxtecan therapy.

A Brief Review of Ongoing Clinical Trials of ADCs in Breast Cancer

September 15th 2022

Before closing out their discussion on antibody drug conjugate use in breast cancer management, panelists consider ongoing clinical trials in this setting.

Dr. Modi on Trastuzumab Deruxtecan in HER2-low Breast Cancer

September 14th 2022

Shanu Modi, MD, discusses the significance of the FDA approval of the antibody-drug conjugate trastuzumab deruxtecan in patients with HER2-low breast cancer.

Patient Scenario: A 44-Year-Old Woman With Metastatic TNBC

September 13th 2022

Centering discussion on a patient scenario of metastatic TNBC, Aditya Bardia, MD, MPH, highlights the value of first-line chemoimmunotherapy as a treatment option.

A Brief Overview of Treatment Options for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

September 13th 2022

Expert oncologist Aditya Bardia, MD, MPH, shares his perspective on mainstay treatment options for patients diagnosed with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

Breaking Down Treatment Developments in Breast and Genitourinary Cancers From ESMO 2022: Drs O'Shaughnessy and Choueiri

September 12th 2022

OncLive® will be LIVE with OncLive® News Network: On Location at the 2022 ESMO Congress. Each day, we will broadcast a series of interviews with top thought leaders, to learn their thoughts and reactions to data presented across oncology during the conference.

Ribociclib Plus Endocrine Therapy Provides Survival Benefit in Advanced HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer With Visceral Metastases

September 12th 2022

Ribociclib plus endocrine therapy elicited statistically significant progression-free survival and overall survival benefits vs placebo plus endocrine therapy in patients with hormone receptor–positive/HER2-negative advanced breast cancer with visceral metastases, including those with liver metastases and multiple metastatic sites.

HRQOL Outcomes in TNBC Are Not Negatively Affected by Pembrolizumab

September 12th 2022

An analysis of patient-reported outcomes from the phase 2 KEYNOTE-522 trial demonstrated that pembrolizumab was not associated with effects on health-related quality of life in patients with triple-negative breast cancer.

Destiny-Breast04 Update Showcases QOL Benefit With Trastuzumab Deruxtecan for HR+, HER2-Low Breast Cancer

September 11th 2022

Trastuzumab deruxtecan demonstrated a promising quality-of-life benefit for patients with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-low metastatic breast cancer, according to a report on patient-reported outcomes from the pivotal DESTINY-Breast04 trial.

Amcenestrant Provides Numerically Similar PFS to Endocrine Therapy in Endocrine-Resistant ER+ Advanced Breast Cancer

September 10th 2022

Amcenestrant did not significantly improve progression-free survival over physician’s choice of endocrine monotherapy in patients with endocrine-resistant, estrogen receptor–positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer, but it did provide a benefit that was numerically comparable, according to data from the phase 2 AMEERA-3 trial.