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.


Addressing Cardiotoxicity in Breast Cancer Requires Multifaceted Approach

March 5th 2022

Clinicians with patients who are experiencing cardiotoxicity as a result of their breast cancer treatment should address the cardiotoxicity using a team-oriented approach based on guideline-directed therapies.

Elacestrant Significantly Improves PFS Over SOC in Advanced ER+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

March 5th 2022

Elacestrant was found to result in a statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvement in progression-free survival over standard-of-care treatment in patients with estrogen receptor–positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer who previously received CDK4/6 inhibitors.

Dr. Borgen on the Immuno-Oncology Clinical Trials in Breast Cancer

March 4th 2022

Patrick Borgen, MD, discusses the evolution of immuno-oncology clinical trials in breast cancer.

Dr. Tripathy on the Emergence of Genomics Research in Breast Cancer

March 4th 2022

Debu Tripathy, MD, discusses the emergence of genomics research in breast cancer.

Adjuvant CDK4/6 Inhibitors Demonstrate Success in Early-Stage HR+ Breast Cancer Development

March 4th 2022

CDK4/6 inhibitors in the metastatic setting have demonstrated clinical benefit in the hormone receptor–positive breast cancer population, leading to curiosity of its activity in early-stage patients and setting the stage for a handful of informative clinical trials.

Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy/Chemotherapy Combos Gain in Prominence for Early-Stage TNBC

March 4th 2022

Immunotherapy treatment for early-stage triple-negative breast cancer is enjoying a boom period, though there are still unanswered questions, particularly around the optimal chemotherapy backbone and patient selection.

Breast Cancer Research Begins With Curiosity

March 4th 2022

Getting a start in clinical research can appear daunting, said Anees Chagpar, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C). Fortunately, all it really takes is a question and a bit of drive.

ctDNA Assays Open the Door for Earlier Detection, Intervention in Breast Cancer

March 4th 2022

Pat W. Whitworth, MD, explains how data from past studies are informing the use of circulating tumor DNA and talks about the potential of these assays to guide treatment decisions in patients with breast cancer.

Loprinzi Shares Top Concerns, Best Practices for Treatment-Related Toxicity Management in Breast Cancer

March 4th 2022

Charles L. Loprinzi, MD, discusses some of the most common treatment-related toxicities in breast cancer and provided insight into various current and investigational approaches available to patients.

Chemoimmunotherapy Anchors Frontline Treatment in Metastatic TNBC

March 4th 2022

Patients with newly diagnosed metastatic triple-negative breast cancer should undergo PD-L1 expression testing on tumors to determine whether they are candidates for frontline chemoimmunotherapy.

Real-World Data Describe Eribulin Efficacy After Novel Agents for MBC

March 4th 2022

Treatment with eribulin elicited an estimated 2-year overall survival rate of 53.6% for patients with metastatic breast cancer previously treated with atezolizumab or sacituzumab govitecan, according to real-world findings.

Dr. Hurvitz on Utilizing CDK4/6 Inhibitors in HR+ Breast Cancer

March 4th 2022

Sara A. Hurvitz, MD, discusses utilizing CDK4/6 inhibitors in hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.

Dr. Tolaney on Potential of Trastuzumab Deruxtecan to Shift to First Line in HER2+ Breast Cancer

March 4th 2022

Sara M. Tolaney, MD, MPH, discusses the efficacy of trastuzumab deruxtecan in the second-line setting and its potential to move into the first-line treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer.

Miami Breast Cancer Conference Agenda Takes a Multidisciplinary Approach to Care

March 3rd 2022

The 39th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® makes its return to the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Florida with a twist on both the agenda and the setting.

Treatment Options for HER2+, ER+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

March 2nd 2022

A panel of experts briefly reviews the treatment options available for patients with ER+, HER2+ metastatic breast cancer.

Special HER2+ mBC Populations: HR+ or HER2-Low Patients

March 2nd 2022

Expert panelists discuss the optimal management patients with special subsets of HER2+ metastatic breast cancer, such as HR+ or HER2-low disease.

Next-Generation Antibody-Drug Conjugates Make Their Mark in Breast Cancer

March 2nd 2022

Dr. Traina on Results of the DESTINY-Breast03 Trial in HER2+ Breast Cancer

March 1st 2022

Tiffany A. Traina, MD, discusses the implications of the phase 3 DESTINY-Breast03 trial in HER2-positive breast cancer.

Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Jonathan Chernoff Awarded Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Grant

March 1st 2022

Jonathan Chernoff, MD, PhD, Cancer Center Director at Fox Chase Cancer Center, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition.

SABCS Generates Discussion Around SERDs, CDK4/6 Inhibitors, and ADCs in Breast Cancer

March 1st 2022

From early phase 1/2 to pivotal phase 3 data, the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium was full of exciting research with selective estrogen receptor degraders, CDK4/6 inhibitors, and antibody-drug conjugates.