Nicholas C. Turner, MD, PhD, Summarizes Results of the PALOMA3 Breast Cancer Study
2015 ASCO Annual Meeting
Nicholas C. Turner, MD, PhD, of the Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Trust, discusses fulvestrant and palbociclib as a treatment option in pre- and postmenopausal women with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer that progressed on prior endocrine therapy (Abstract LBA502).
Andrew James Martin, PhD, of NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, and Anthony J. Olszanski, RPh, MD, of Fox Chase Cancer Center, discuss a form of vitamin B3 that reduced the incidence of new nonmelanoma skin cancers in high-risk patients (Abstract 9000).
Celestia S. Higano, MD, of the University of Washington, and Nicholas David James, MD, PhD, of Warwick Medical School, discuss data showing improvements in survival from adding docetaxel in men starting long-term hormone therapy for the first time (Abstract 5001).
Eduardo Cazap, MD, PhD, of the Latin American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology, and James O. Armitage, MD, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, discuss oncology from an international point of view.
Dung T. Le, MD, of Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University, and Axel Grothey, MD, of the Mayo Clinic, discuss how mismatch repair status predicts clinical benefit of immune checkpoint blockade with pembrolizumab (Abstract LBA100).
John L. Marshall, MD, of Georgetown University, discusses how the cost of care affects behavior and decision-making on the part of patients and oncologists.