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An Autopsy of Breast Cancer Management Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

An Autopsy of Breast Cancer Management Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 7th 2021, 7:12pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic has allowed for some reflection on the different evolutions that the oncology community went through in response to the many challenges posed by the virus.

Biomarkers Help Predict the Role of Chemotherapy in Biologic Aging

Biomarkers Help Predict the Role of Chemotherapy in Biologic Aging

March 7th 2021, 3:59pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

Stimuli for biologic aging include ionizing radiation, ultraviolet light, diet, exercise, oxidative stresses, and perhaps, worst of all, smoking. All of these can trigger intracellular processes, including DNA methylation, or epigenetic change, telomere shortening and damage, DNA damage, and mitochondrial dysfunction.

Genomics, AI, and Demography Will Remake Cancer Care by 2030

Genomics, AI, and Demography Will Remake Cancer Care by 2030

March 7th 2021, 3:07pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

A wave of approvals and a rapidly evolving treatment landscape could make the next decade a watershed period in breast cancer care.

Addressing Treatment Disparities Among Younger Women with Breast Cancer

Addressing Treatment Disparities Among Younger Women with Breast Cancer

March 6th 2021, 8:36pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

Even in 2021, disparities in outcomes of younger women with breast cancer vs their older counterparts remain; addressing behavioral issues and psychological concerns in this population could vastly improve their quality of life, treatment adherence, and ultimately, survival.

The Marshall Family Faces Off Against TNBC

The Marshall Family Faces Off Against TNBC

March 6th 2021, 7:30pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

Off Our Chests: A Candid Tour Through the World of Cancer is a memoir that dives into Liza Marshall’s breast cancer journey.

Neoadjuvant Checkpoint Inhibition Shows Promise in TNBC, But Is Not Ready for Clinical Use

Neoadjuvant Checkpoint Inhibition Shows Promise in TNBC, But Is Not Ready for Clinical Use

March 6th 2021, 7:25pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

Although phase 3 data suggest that the addition of checkpoint inhibitors to neoadjuvant chemotherapy could improve pathologic complete response rates for patients with early-stage triple-negative breast cancer, immature data and the risk of long-term toxicity indicate that the therapy is not ready for primetime

Dr. Kalinsky on the Potential of ADCs Across Breast Cancer Subtypes

Dr. Kalinsky on the Potential of ADCs Across Breast Cancer Subtypes

March 6th 2021, 7:11pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS, discusses the potential of antibody-drug conjugates across breast cancer subtypes.

Dr. Rugo on the Benefit of Margetuximab Plus Chemotherapy in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

Dr. Rugo on the Benefit of Margetuximab Plus Chemotherapy in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

March 6th 2021, 6:55pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

Hope S. Rugo, MD, discusses the benefit of margetuximab-cmkb in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer who have received prior HER2-targeted therapies.

New HER2-Targeting Therapies Jostle for a Place in the Treatment Lineup

New HER2-Targeting Therapies Jostle for a Place in the Treatment Lineup

March 6th 2021, 5:47pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

The introduction of new therapies for patients with recurrent HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer has resulted in a crowded landscape for third-line treatments and beyond, raising questions about how best to sequence a wealth of options.

Research Moves Full Steam Ahead With Brain Metastases, Leptomeningeal Disease in Breast Cancer

Research Moves Full Steam Ahead With Brain Metastases, Leptomeningeal Disease in Breast Cancer

March 6th 2021, 5:18pm

PER® Miami Breast Cancer Conference

Targeted agents and chemotherapy regimens are at the crux of systemic research efforts focused on improving outcomes for patients with breast cancer who have brain metastases and/or leptomeningeal disease.

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