San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Margetuximab Plus Chemo Reveals Intriguing Benefit in HER2+ Breast Cancer

January 14th 2020

Hope S. Rugo, MD, FASCO, discusses the updated findings of the SOPHIA trial in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer.

Murthy Shares Insight on HER2CLIMB Findings With Tucatinib in HER2+ Breast Cancer

January 14th 2020

Rashmi K. Murthy, MD, MBE, discusses the findings of the HER2CLIMB trial in heavily pretreated patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer.

Piccart Highlights 6-Year Follow-Up With Adjuvant Pertuzumab Regimen in HER2+ Breast Cancer

January 13th 2020

Martine J. Piccart, MD, PhD, discusses the 6-year follow-up of the APHINITY trial and its impact on the breast cancer field.

Real-World Abemaciclib Use in MBC Is Heterogeneous

January 3rd 2020

In the first 11 months following the FDA approval of the CDK4/6 inhibitor abemaciclib as a single agent and in combination with endocrine therapy for the treatment of hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer, it is being used heterogeneously, including in patients with characteristics indicative of worse prognosis.

Absolute Lymphocyte Count May Predict Eribulin Benefit in Breast Cancer

December 28th 2019

A high absolute lymphocyte count at baseline appears to be an independent predictor for longer overall survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer who are treated with eribulin mesylate.

Analysis Unable to Achieve Concordance Among PD-L1 Assays in TNBC

December 16th 2019

Mathematical modeling was unable to harmonize the VENTANA SP263 and Dako 22C3 PD-L1 assays with the FDA-approved VENTANA PD-L1 SP142 companion diagnostic for the selection of patients with advanced triple-negative breast cancer appropriate for atezolizumab plus nab-paclitaxel.

Adjuvant Chemo Shows Slight Benefit in Younger Women With Breast Cancer Who Have Mixed Clinical, Genomic Risk

December 16th 2019

Patients with premenopausal breast cancer and discordant clinical and genomic risk had a small increase in distant metastasis if they did not receive adjuvant chemotherapy, according to a post hoc analysis of the MINDACT trial.

Dr. Rugo on Updated Data From the SOPHIA Trial in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

December 14th 2019

Hope S. Rugo, MD, discusses the updated data from the phase III SOPHIA trial for patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer who had received prior anti-HER2 therapies, presented at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

Neoadjuvant Olaparib Combo Safe in Breast Cancer

December 14th 2019

Adding the PARP inhibitor olaparib to neoadjuvant platinum based-chemotherapy was determined to be a safe treatment for patients with triple-negative breast cancer, as well as for patients with breast cancer whose tumors harbor germline BRCA mutations.

Chemo-Free Regimen Matches Neoadjuvant Chemo in HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer

December 14th 2019

Almost half of patients with high-risk luminal-B breast cancer converted to a low risk of recurrence following chemotherapy-free neoadjuvant therapy, matching the performance of standard chemotherapy in small randomized trial.