PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference | Conference

Talazoparib Shows Real-World Clinical Benefit in Germline BRCA-Mutated, HER2-Negative, Advanced Breast Cancer

March 9th 2022

Clinical outcomes achieved with talazoparib in a real-world population of patients with HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer harboring germline BRCA mutations proved to be consistent with those observed in the phase 3 EMBRACA trial.

Biomarkers Allow for Tailoring TNBC Treatments

March 5th 2022

Several factors aid treatment selection for patients with newly diagnosed metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, with upfront PD-L1 and BRCA testing being the most critical biomarkers to examine.

Abemaciclib/Endocrine Therapy Combo Showcases Long-Term Clinical Benefit in HR+ High-Risk Early Breast Cancer

March 5th 2022

The combination of adjuvant abemaciclib and endocrine therapy led to a clinically meaningful benefit at 3 years in patients with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative, node-positive, early 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.

Applying RxPONDER to Clinical Practice

March 30th 2021

Faculty from the Miami Breast Cancer Conference® discuss how to apply the RxPONDER data to clinical practice.

Intravenous Cetirizine Prevents Infusion Reactions From Paclitaxel in Breast Cancer, Other Tumors

March 22nd 2021

Intravenous cetirizine showed comparable efficacy to IV diphenhydramine for the prevention of infusion reactions in patients with cancer who are undergoing treatment with an anti-CD20 antibody or paclitaxel.

Are New Ways to Reduce Positive Margins in Breast Cancer Hope or Hype?

March 10th 2021

There are a number of strategies to reduce margin positivity, particularly after partial mastectomy, but the relative effectiveness of each varies, as do the data that support their use.