Larry Wickerham, MD, and Harry D. Bear, MD, PhD, on NSABP Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Trials
2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
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
Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP of The West Clinic and Ian E. Krop, MD, PhD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute discuss the FERGI trial and data from phase I and phase II studies.
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.
Larry Wickerham, MD, and Charles E. Geyer, Jr., MD, FACP, take a closer look at the results from the NSABP B-36 and SOFT Trials.