Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, and Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, on the Movement Toward Bilateral Surgical Procedures
2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, of the University of Texas Health Science Center and Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute discuss the increasing movement away from breast conservation toward bilateral surgical procedures.
Larry Wickerham, MD, and Harry D. Bear, MD, PhD, discuss three clinical trials:
• B-40, the only study to combine neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy with bevacizumab
• B-51, on radiation to the chest wall
• Alliance trial, on lymph node dissection
Jack Cuzick, PhD, of the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, discusses abstract S3-07, "16-year long-term follow-up of the IBIS-I breast cancer prevention trial."
Lisa A. Carey, MD, of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, offers her thoughts on abstract S1-09, "A phase IB study of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in patients with advanced triple-negative breast cancer," presented by Rita Nanda, MD.