Hurvitz Reviews Pivotal Data From 2021, Previews Year Ahead in HER2+ Metastatic Breast Cancer

Supplements And Featured Publications, 2021 Year in Review: HER2+ Breast Cancer, Volume 1, Issue 1

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Dr Hurvitz sheds light on shifts in practice patterns in HER2-positive breast cancer in light of data that emerged in 2021, remaining questions regarding treatment sequencing, the importance of updates to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines in metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer, and future directions to keep an eye on in 2022.

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In today’s episode, sponsored by AstraZeneca, we had the pleasure of speaking with Sara A. Hurvitz, an associate professor in the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), a medical oncologist and medical director of the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Clinical Research Unit, co-director of the Santa Monica-UCLA Outpatient Oncology Practices, and director of the Breast Cancer Clinical Trials Program at UCLA, to discuss key updates in HER2-positive breast cancer from 2021, underscoring those with antibody-drug conjugates like fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki (Enhertu) and trastuzumab duocarmazine.

In our exclusive interview, Hurvitz shed light on shifts in practice patterns in HER2-positive breast cancer in light of data that emerged in 2021, remaining questions regarding treatment sequencing, the importance of updates to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines in metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer, and future directions to keep an eye on in 2022.

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