Richard G. Margolese, MD, and Robert W. Carlson, MD, on NSABP B-35 Trial Results for Postmenopausal Women With DCIS
2015 ASCO Annual Meeting
Robert W. Carlson, MD, of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, and Richard G. Margolese, MD, of McGill University, discuss the improvement in breast cancer–free interval with anastrozole vs tamoxifen in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ undergoing lumpectomy plus radiotherapy (Abstract LBA500).
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.
Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD, of OhioHealth Kobacker House discusses the ROMANA 1 and 2 trials on cachexia in NSCLC and a study on olanzapine vs fosaprepitant for the prevention of nausea and vomiting (Abstracts 9500 and 9502).
John Smyth, MD, of the University of Edinburgh, discusses oncology from an international point of view.
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).
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).