Clifford Hudis, MD, and Julia White, MD, on Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Hypofractionated Radiotherapy
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Julia R. White, MD, of Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, discuss a meta-analysis on efficacy and safety of hypofractionated radiotherapy for the treatment of early-stage breast cancer (Abstract P3-12-15).
Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, and Jay Harris, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discuss Dr. Harris' plenary lecture.
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, of Vanderbilt University, discuss the roles of IGF/insulin signaling, adipokines and inflammation, and metformin and lifestyle change in breast cancer and risk for the disease.
Lori J. Pierce, MD, of the University of Michigan Health System, discusses findings on second cancer incidence and non-breast cancer mortality among 40,000 women in 75 clinical trials. (Abstract S5-08)
Hans Wildiers, MD, PhD, of the University Hospitals, Leuven, discusses this phase III study on the use of ado-trastuzumab emtansine vs treatment of physician’s choice in previously treated HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer (Abstract S5-05).
Andrew Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Sabine Siesling, PhD, of the Netherlands Comprehensive Cancer Organization, discuss the improved overall survival after 10 years in women who received breast-conserving surgery compared with those who received mastectomy with radiation treatment. (Abstract S3-05)