Jame Abraham, MD, FACP, of the Cleveland Clinic, offers his 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.
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.
Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lisa Carey, MD, of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, discuss:
- The TNT trial comparing docetaxel to carboplatin
- The CALGB trial on response rates after neoadjuvant chemo with or without carboplatin or bevacizumab
- Pembrolizumab in a phase Ib study
Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD, FACS, and Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACS, discuss the role of ovarian suppression and hormonal therapy in premenopausal women.