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
Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, and Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH
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.
Prudence Francis, MD, and Hope Rugo, MD
Prudence Francis, MD, of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and Hope Rugo, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, discuss data from abstract S3-08, "Randomized comparison of adjuvant tamoxifen plus ovarian function suppression vs tamoxifen in premenopausal women with hormone receptor–positive early breast cancer: Analysis of the SOFT trial."
Matthew J. Ellis, MD
Matthew J. Ellis, MD, PhD, of the Baylor College of Medicine, offers a brief synopsis of his plenary lecture, "Genome-Directed Therapeutics for Endocrine Therapy–Resistant Estrogen Receptor–Positive Breast Cancer."
Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, and Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACS
Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, and Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACS, discuss the role of ovarian suppression and hormonal therapy in premenopausal women.