Matteo Lambertini, MD, on Preserving Women’s Fertility Through Hormonal Therapy
2015 European Cancer Congress
Matteo Lambertini, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the use of LHRH agonists during chemotherapy to suppress ovarian function as a way to preserve fertility in breast cancer patients (Abstract 1957).
Frederic Amant, MD, PhD, of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, discusses the important decisions that must be made when a woman is diagnosed with cancer while pregnant: Should treatment be delayed or the pregnancy terminated?
Milena Sant, MD, of Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, discusses the question of whether Europe is doing better in cancer care since the 1990s (Abstract LBA1).
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses this prospective study of endocrine therapy alone in patients with ER-positive, HER2-negative, node-negative breast cancer (Abstract 5BA).
Toni K. Choueiri, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses results of the phase III METEOR trial in advanced renal cell carcinoma, which evaluated the efficacy of cabozantinib compared to everolimus in patients with disease progression after VEGFR-targeted therapy (Abstract 4LBA).
Tony Mok, MD, of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Alice Shaw, MD, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital, discuss the current status and future outlook of ALK inhibition, and an assessment of brigatinib CNS activity in patients with ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer and intracranial metastases (Abstract 3061).