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Rugo Covers Scope of Recent Breast Cancer Advances

Chelsea LoCascio
Published: Tuesday, Dec 05, 2017

Hope Rugo, MD

Hope Rugo, MD
Reversing hormone resistance for estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer and introducing new targeted therapies for patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) are vital points of discussion in the community, according to Hope S. Rugo, MD.

In an interview during the meeting, Rugo, a professor of medicine and director of Breast Oncology and Clinical Trials Education at the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, San Francisco, discussed a variety of agents for the treatment of patients with ER-positive breast cancer, such as mTOR inhibitors, PI3K inhibitors, and CDK4/6 inhibitors, in addition to novel targeted therapies being investigated in TNBC.

OncLive: Can you give an overview of your presentation?

Rugo: We had a great program [at the] 2017 State of the Science SummitTM on Breast Cancer…we had a number of different talks that really covered the different biologic subtypes of breast cancer from our clinical faculty.
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