Abdou Spotlights Factors Influencing ADC Treatment Selection in Breast Cancer


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Dr Abdou discusses how characteristics of patients with breast cancer impact ADC treatment selection and highlights some of the topline takeaways from breast cancer treatment to come out of the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting.

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In today’s episode, sponsored by AstraZeneca, we had the pleasure of speaking with Yara Abdou, MD, on how patient characteristics may affect treatment selection in the second line and beyond in breast cancer and the factors that influence the decision between fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki (Enhertu; T-DXd) and ado-trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla; T-DM1) for patients with HER2-positive disease. Dr Abdou is an assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill.

In our exclusive interview, Abdou discussed how patient characteristics impact treatment selection and highlighted some of the topline takeaways from breast cancer treatment to come out of the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting.


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