Andrew Seidman, MD, and Hope Rugo, MD, on Reducing Alopecia: FDA Approves New Device
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Andrew Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Hope S. Rugo, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, discuss the recent approval of a cooling cap to reduce hair loss during chemotherapy.
Jame Abraham, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses findings on the use of avelumab, an anti–PD-L1 antibody, in patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer, as well as the preliminary efficacy and safety findings of pembrolizumab in patients with PD-L1–positive, estrogen receptor–positive/HER2-negative disease (Abstracts S1-04, S5-07).
Patricia A. Ganz, MD, of the University of California at Los Angeles, discusses this clinical trial of anastrozole vs tamoxifen in postmenopausal women with ductal carcinoma in situ undergoing lumpectomy plus radiotherapy (Abstract S6-04).
Sherene Loi, MD, of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, discusses a pooled individual patient data analysis of stromal tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in primary triple-negative breast cancer treated with anthracycline-based chemotherapy (Abstract S1-03).
William M. Sikov, MD, of Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, discusses the results of this study that showed pathologic complete response to presurgery chemotherapy improved survival (Abstract S2-05).
Jack Cuzick, PhD, FMedSci, of Queen Mary, University of London, discusses his phase III study on postmenopausal women with DCIS who had similar outcomes whether they took tamoxifen or anastrozole for 5 years after surgery. (Abstract S6-03)