Gunter von Minckwitz, MD: Early Survival Analysis of GeparSixto
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Gunter von Minckwitz, MD, of the German Breast Group, discusses data from this phase II trial investigating the addition of carboplatin to neoadjuvant therapy for triple-negative and HER2-positive early breast cancer (Abstract S2-05).
Jame Abraham, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses the 10-year follow-up of this trial, and the long-term benefit and safety of adding trastuzumab to the adjuvant treatment of HER2-positive early breast cancer (Abstract S5-04).
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)
Andrew Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Eric P. Winer, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss the results of this study that showed pathologic complete response to presurgery chemotherapy improved survival (Abstract S2-05).
Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, and Sibylle Loibl, MD, PhD, of the German Breast Group, discuss new data on palbociclib, new immunotherapy, and brain metastases (Abstract YR4).
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).